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For as long as i can remember, using arrows (and home/end) in a bash shell that has a command running would print some fancy ^[[A caracters and then return the prompt at the end of this.

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For testing, just enter "sleep 10" and during the wait move the cursor with the arrows and home/end.

How can i get back the original behavior?

> rpm -q bash
bash-4.1.7-1.fc13.x86_64

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