HowTo: Vim Editor Fix Arrow Keys that Shows A B C D Characters

Fig.01: Vim Editor Shows A B C D Characters When Press Up, Down, Left, Right Arrows

Fig.01: Vim Editor Shows A B C D Characters When Press Up, Down, Left, Right Arrows

To fix this problem type:

vim  $HOME/.vimrc

Add the following line line at the top of file:

set nocompatible

Save and close the file. Test it and it should fix the problem.

Examples and usage: Fix: VIM Fix UP and Down Keys Inserting A B C D Character On Remote SSH Session on a Linux or Unix Systems