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Old 09-16-2015, 03:10 PM   #1
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Question CTRL+z dilemma

I'm connecting to my Ubuntu 14.04 instance via SSH. Once connected I run an executable for a game I want to play and it starts up fine.

My issue is that, within the game/app, CTRL+z is a hotkey that performs some functionality. Of course when I hit CTRL+z without thinking Linux simply shuts down the app and drops me back to the command line.

Is there any way around this situation?

Thank you!
Old 09-16-2015, 10:52 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by Selecta View Post
Is there any way around this situation?
There is. But it may work for some programs, but not for others.

Try first,

$ set +m
If that doesn't work, try:

$ stty susp undef
Read this for further info: Disabling job control in bash (CTRL-Z)

...or do a web search. Plenty of info out there.


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