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Re: Why does C-s lock up xterm?

On Mon, 2005-01-24 at 19:55 +0000, Adam Funk wrote:
> On Monday 24 January 2005 12:30, Jochen Schulz wrote:
> > * Adam Funk:
> >>>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?
> > 
> > I haven't tried it with xterm, but the pausing with Ctrl-s is a
> > feature of all terminal emulators I know of. You can resume by
> > pressing Ctrl-q.
> Thanks.  On most of the other ones I've used, you press any key ("My
> keyboard doesn't have an 'any' key!") to resume after ctrl-s.

Then it couldn't have been ^S, since the terminal would only
respond to ^Q.

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