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Re: annoying C-s terminal freeze

Quoting Thomas Guettler (guettli@gurkensalat.interface-business.de):
> I don't like control-s to freeze my terminal.
> Is there a way to disable it?


> Why not make a freeze disabled terminal the
> default in debian?

Because terminals have been using ^S that way for so
long (I've been using it myself since the 70s) that people
expect it.

> I can't see why some wants its terminal to 
> freeze.

So that they can read what's written there, amazing as
that might seem!


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