urxvt + zsh backspace fix

Posted on Wed 22 February 2017 in Arch, urxvt, zsh

Ran into a strange issue with zsh in urxvt that apparently is nothing new as a quick search gave the answer in the first link. The problem is that backspace doesn't work as expected, acting just like the space key.

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Just add the following to your ~/.zshrc and restart your shell:

TERM=xterm