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  1. RTAdams89

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    How do I type a backslash as in
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    1. busybox find / -name \*foo
    in terminal emulator? There is no hardware backslash, and I can't use the alt+space to access the other symbols.
     

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    Open Terminal Emulator, press menu on the bottom of your phone and pick Special Keys...it will show you how
     
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    Heh, I read the topic title as "Typing a backsass in terminal emulator". I was wondering why you had something nasty to say to your phone! :p
     
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    The special keys will only let me enter a Control-\ which comes out like ^\
     
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    I just use the keyboard. Its the caps key+alt+/ Problem solved.
     
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    Genius! Thanks.
     

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