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Re: Why does C-s lock up xterm?

On Monday 24 January 2005 11:20, Cameron Hutchison wrote:

> Once upon a time Adam Funk said...
>> >From using gnome-terminal and other "heavyweight" terminal
>> >emulators,
>> I'm using to pressing ctrl-S to pause the output.  But when I do this
>> in xterm (which I otherwise prefer because it seems lighter) it locks
>> up the terminal window permanently (as far as I can tell).  Why?
>> Is there a way to pause and release the console output on xterm? 
>> Have I missed some configuration option?
> ctrl-s pauses the terminal. ctrl-q releases it.
> Standard ASCII XON/XOFF characters for software flow control.

That's very useful!

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