Mac Terminal: fixing backspace behaviour within a remote “screen”

Mac heart made of UNIX code… allows a somehow easier integration in Linux environments, when compared to Microsoft Windows. Yet something is not working out of the box. The fist annoyance I found was the backspace acting as a “Delete” key when using the “screen” program via SSH. Here’s the fix:

defaults write com.apple.Terminal TermCapString xterm

Source: http://atomized.org/2006/05/fixing-backspace-in-screen-in-terminal-on-os-x/

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