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Re: AltGr key combination recognition

On Mon, Dec 16, 2013 at 10:34:24PM +0000, Peter Stephenson wrote:
> On Mon, 16 Dec 2013 14:00:17 -0800
> Michael Rasmussen <michael@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Mon, Dec 16, 2013 at 10:45:22PM +0100, René 'Necoro' Neumann wrote:
> > > Am 16.12.2013 22:11, schrieb Michael Rasmussen:
> > > > My freshly installed zsh[1] does not accept AltGr character input. 
> > Switching to bash allows the combinations to work.
> One possibility is that you might have "bindkey -m" in effect, which
> swallows up bytes with the top bit set (that now outputs a warning,
> however, unless your initialisation is explicitly suppressing that).
> Try starting a vanilla zsh with "zsh -f" and using "bindkey -e" (you
> can't undo the effect of "bindkey -m" within a shell without explicitly
> unbinding the sequences).

The "zsh -f" and "bindkey -e" did not resolve.

Went beyond just those steps and removed all /etc/zsh and personal ~/.zsh*
The issue stays with me. 

My work around for now is `exec bash` and doing what needs doing.

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