Linux: Disconnect a Stalled SSH Session

    I’ve recently told everyone about my semi-switch over from an all Windows enviromnet to adding some Linux boxes to my regularly used boxes.  I’ve also been using SSH in Linux alot more, and every once in a while, I end up with a stalled SSH session.  In my Windows world, I’d just close puTTY and start again, not the same when I’m in Linux.  I was searching around and found this little trick.

Shift + ~ and then the .

That’s holding the shift key plus the ~ (which is the key above the tab key), then releasing them and then hitting the . (period) key.  I’ve seen some people need to hit ENTER first to clear the session buffer.


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