Re: [dwm] uriel sez the default config is retarded

From: Ross Mohn <>
Date: Fri, 09 Feb 2007 09:52:50 -0500

On Fri, 2007-02-09 at 14:09 +0100, Antoni Grzymala wrote:
> Tako rzecze Ross Mohn (w e-mailu datowanym 2007-02-09, 07:47):
> > I think ALT is a good MODKEY. GUI Apps mostly use ALT to get up to the
> > menu bar, such as ALT+M to open the forMat menu. If ALT+M is mapped in
> > dwm (as it is for me), then I just use ALT+N to open the iNsert menu
> > next to forMat and then right arrow over to the forMat menu. Only one
> > extra keystroke and life is good.
> I think you're forgetting about lots of console apps that use alt.
> Something as common as readline uses alt extensively for moving around
> words end editing. Some of us still use irssi for IRC instead of netcat,

You must have readline in the default emacs mode. These two commands
should help you out of that mess:

man readline
echo set editing-mode vi >>.inputrc

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