I would like to make ctrl+space shortcut do a backspace. I can run a command, but is there a way or a program that emulate directly the key pressed?

  • Have you tried with stty erase -yourcodehere-? For instance stty erase ^? will make the back space the key to erase characters stty erase p will make letter p erase characters and so on. – YoMismo Nov 19 '14 at 14:58
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    In what environment: in X11 (i.e. in the GUI)? In a terminal (which?)? – Gilles Nov 19 '14 at 23:28

The point of the question appears to be asking if some use is already being made for this key combination.

Some terminals use ctrlspace to activate an input method. Here are a few comments/examples:

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