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I set OpenSSH/cygwin up (twice actually, due to an unexpected
electromagnetisation of my HDD
:-P )
on my Windows XP pc in order to use sftp. It's been going nicely for some
time now. However, when I use a proper secure shell, there are several
    - I can't use tab, arrow keys, or backspace - these send the character
code to the shell, as opposed to an actual backspace.
    - I can't use psudo-GUI programs, such as the lynx/links web browsers
    - You need three things for a list.

Is this a problem that I can sort, or is it a problem with the demon itself?
I'm not a developer; I can't fix this problem at the source level. Is there
a patch / fix / config workaround?

I have XP pro version 5.01.2600, OpenSSH for Windows v3.5p1-3, and have
tried using PuTTY (latest release and latest beta release) and the ssh
client that comes with OpenSSH. The Backspace works with the ssh

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