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Bug 44477 - Arrow keys do not function!
Arrow keys do not function!
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: util-linux (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Elliot Lee
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-06-13 15:36 EDT by Sammy
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:33 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-07-18 15:16:01 EDT
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Description Sammy 2001-06-13 15:36:45 EDT
Description of Problem:

I am trying to use cfdisk (curses based) to create a new partition
but none of the arrow keys do what they are supposed to, like
using up/down arrow to toggle from partition to partition. There is
no way to select a partition or the free space so the command is
useless. I have util-linux-2.11b-3 from rawhide and all the other
rawhide stuff (except kde is 2.1.2). I am running it from a kde konsole.

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1. cfdisk
2. try to use arrow keys to navigate

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Comment 1 Elliot Lee 2001-07-18 15:15:57 EDT
Can't reproduce here. Works fine. Maybe it is just your terminal setting - try
using Ctrl-P & Ctrl-N instead of up & down arrows, and Ctrl-B & Ctrl-F instead
of left/right arrows.

You probably should use 'fdisk', which supports a wider variety of features and

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