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Set nautilus up action to backspace

I use arch linux. I had changed the Up action of nautilus from Alt+left arrow to Backspace. But after a full update, it reverted back to Alt+left. I checked the file '~/.config/nautilus/accels' but ...
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Win 10 upgrade ctrl + backspace login

I have used this exact combination as my password on my both my computers running windows 7. I uppgraded one of them to windows 10 and it seems that the program wich u write the password in to on ...
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Keyboard issues - Enter , backspace , arrow keys , symbols etc

Sometimes i get this strange issue on my laptop: My enter/return button stops working. Backspace won't work - it only sends me back a page in the browser. Arrow keys changes the size and ...
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Backspace does not work in Cygwin

I just installed Cygwin and the BACKSPACE functionality is not there, i.e. when I hit the Backspace key, I get a space. I've been trying to research this issue on Google, but did not find anything ...
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backspace not working, even after attempted fix

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 ...
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MobaXterm backspace sends ^H

Long question: I'm trying to test my simple HTTP Server by Telnet-ing alot of requests and seeing how the server reacts. But when i make a typo and press Backspace to erase the previous character, ...
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Laptop randomly presses “backspace” even with disabled keys

I have the most annoying problem in this god damned world. Every time i am browsing the internet the computer randomly presses backspace and throws me to the previous page. it happens completely ...
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Terminal on Mac - Delete key behavior

I'd like the delete key (well, the Fn+Backspace combination) on my Mac to behave the same way in the Terminal as it does normally. That is, to do forward-delete. Right now it outputs tilde - at least ...
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How to make backspace key in Windows 8 Explorer get me to parent folder instead of going back in history? [revamped] [duplicate]

Posting the same question from another user, but for windows 8 instead. In Windows XP, Backspace (aka ←) key leads you to the parent folder, but in Windows 8 it just goes back in history. How do I ...
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Disable Backspace as Nav in Chrome using AutoHotKey

I'm trying to use AutoHotKey to fix the backspace key in Chrome. My first attempt utilized the following solution from this question: #IfWinActive, ahk_class Chrome_WidgetWin_1 BackSpace::Send, {Left}...
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Sublime Text mac shift-delete (backspace)

In Sublime Text (2), I can't find the shift-delete that I had in BBEdit, where shift delete removes one character from the right of the cursor. I can't turn on this keyboard shortcut. How can I do ...
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Keyboard behavior when using backspace

I'm in a new computer, with Windows 7, and I've noticed a different behavior in my backspace key. It is acting like in mobile devices. This is the symptom: If the keyboard cursor is at the end of ...
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cmd+backspace = delete word on OSX

How can I make OSX backward delete one word by pressing cmd+backspace? Currently it deletes the whole line. Alt+Backspace works, but I want it to be cmd+backspace, like in Windows. I tried Spark ...
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How can I enable backspace key in VI?

I have bare-bone FreeBSD installation. No package installed. And VI doesn't accept backspace key. (I pressed backspace key but nothing happen) How can I enable backspace key in VI? Oh, and I'm using ...
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Delete a word in MS Word while retaining the preceding space?

I'm using MS Word 2011 on Mac OS X but I assume that it's got very similar functionality to its Windows counterpart. If I delete a word in MS Word (using ctrl-delete on Windows, and cmd-delete on Mac)...
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Ctrl+h causing backspace instead of help in emacs on cygwin

I want to access the help for a command by using ctrl+h in emacs, but it keeps deleting the previous character. I googled it, and apparently ctrl+h is backspace in a terminal. How do I remove this key ...
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How to configure backspace to delete 1 char with ts,sw,sts & et configured in vim

I have the following in my vimrc: set tabstop=8 set shiftwidth=4 set softtabstop=4 set expandtab set backspace=indent,eol,start set autoindent This does what I want: insert spaces only, never tab ...
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Backspace key not working in vim

I am using vim under Terminal.app and just a few days ago the backspace key stopped working. Whenever I am in insert mode, the backspace key does nothing. However, when I am in normal mode, the ...
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Why do I see the weird backspace behaviour on my shell sometimes?

I use bash shell and sometimes all of a sudded, my Backspace key stops working (when this happens Ctrl + Backspace still works fine) I am not sure why this happens, but it also carries over to any ...