Wednesday, May 20, 2009

How to send Alt-X in Mac Terminal

You need to configure the mac 'terminal' application so the 'alt / option' key sends 'meta'. In order to do this, go to:

Terminal > Preferences > Settings > Keyboard

and select the 'Use option as meta key' checkbox at the bottom of the window.


Paul said...

Thanks man

Coupe_Kolonel said...

Awesome, just what I needed to control IRSSI thru my Linux server. Thanks!