bash and non-US keybords

Werner Mossner
Mon Jan 26 06:16:00 GMT 1998

Hi bash experts!

I'm trying to use bash (version 1.14.7(2)) on an INTEL box with a
German keybord running NT 4.0. Our sysop installed it from the b18

I experience problems using spcial characters like @,~,|,.. (these
characters are normally accessed via an ALT-combination on a German
keyboard). The same problem occurs for special German characters like

I tried fiddling around with readline settings, but could solve the

Any hints are appreciated.


Werner K Mossner          voice: +49-89-636-49738
SBS, MP 5 GI              fax:   +49-89-636-48303
Otto-Hahn-Ring 6          internet: 
D-81739 Muenchen

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