SSH fails to pass control characters

asked 2019-04-21 21:53:53 -0500

iliffe gravatar image

Fedora 28 workstation

When I connect to my server using SSH, it doesn't pass control characters such as 'ctrl-c'. This results in being unable to stop runaway processes without opening another terminal window, su to root, and issue a 'kill' command. For example, tail -f <filename> cannot be stopped. Sometimes a typo can lose the command prompt and I have to do the same thing.

This problem seems tio have happened within the last several months on one of the automatic upgrades.

Is this a known problem? What options do I have to cancel runaway or repetative processes?

Thanks in advance.

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"Is this a known problem?" No, and not a common one either.

rdtcustomercare gravatar imagerdtcustomercare ( 2019-04-26 03:44:56 -0500 )edit