"A reader, Steve Hampson, suggested another solution to the
backspace/delete terminal problem: Try typing stty dec on the
offending terminal. Unfortunately, this doesn't work in my case. I
had a look into stty to see if I could work out what was going
"stty controls your terminal line settings, and it has a
slightly alarming array of options (see the man page for full
details). stty -a shows the current settings.
"stty dec is shorthand for setting several options at once:"