Strange character behavior in bash

Reimundo Heluani rheluani at
Tue Sep 1 12:03:10 CEST 2015

On Aug 29, Nicolai Lissner wrote:
>On Sat, Aug 29, 2015 at 04:53:17PM -0300, Reimundo Heluani wrote:
>> Hello list, I am having a strange issue that I am not sure if its related to
>> rxvt and/or its interaction with Bash or not:
>I think it's neither bash nor urxvt's fault. They work fine here together, but
>the system you are using might lack terminfo for urxvt, check if it has an
>entry for what is shown with 'echo $TERM'
>Did you ssh to another machine? That machine needs an entry, too.

It seems that my system does have the right entries:

$ echo $TERM

$ ls -l /usr/share/terminfo/r/rxvt-unicode-256color -rw-r--r-- 1 root 
root 2226 Dec  4  2014 /usr/share/terminfo/r/rxvt-unicode-256color

This problem happens always in the localhost. 

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