I tried following the instructions in Backspace key not working in vim , but I still have the same problem: BACKSPACE inserts a
That is to say: inserting
set bs=indent,eol,start in my
~/.vimrc did not solve the problem.
I am sure that I am loading the correct source file (I did a test of another setting, and the change propagated).
I am using:
Vi IMproved 7.2 on Ubuntu with Gnome. In the terminal application, backspace works properly.