ctrl-c doesn't work to break out of program in terminal
heller at deepsoft.com
Wed Dec 10 13:18:29 UTC 2014
At Tue, 09 Dec 2014 22:35:47 -0600 "Ubuntu user technical support, not for general discussions" <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Since I upgraded to 14.04 LTS I've noticed that ctrl-c no
> longer breaks out of a running command in a terminal. Does
> this need to be set somewhere for the bash shell? Any other
> ideas on why this has changed.
What *specific* program? *Some* programs trap signals (including the signal
generated by ^C). If a program gets stuck in a long-term I/O sleep, ctrl-c
won't work to break it out (this is a completely different problem).
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