From: Peter Dempsey (pod at domain dna.ie)
Date: Thu 07 Oct 1999 - 02:27:47 IST
A quick question about something I came across...
In an Xterm, if I press the escape key four times I get a list of
commands. If I type pp and press the escape four times I get a list of
commands beginning with pp. My shell is Bash.
What's all this about?...
Where is it documented?
Why was I pressing the escape key four times?
I was using my psion 5 as a terminal, to get ^c I have to press the esc
key a couple of times and got confused about which keyboard I was typing
on. By the way, where do I set the number of lines / characters on a
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