If i reember, ctrl-c is sigint signal while ctrl-z is something else. The output is correct. this way you can copy an effect from one layer and paste it over another that has the same effect and it will run over it. I tried logging key events with a little Tcl/Tk script. When connecting through Telnet, CTRL+C works fine anywhere. Registered User. Jose is right. Whithout the key copying and pasting works in some applications, but not in all. I downloaded the Passmark Keyboard Test app to help diagnose the problem. For example, if i run ping, I cannot terminate it by ctrl-c. When at the Bash prompt, though, CTRL+C works and goes to the next line (so it is transmitted). My Ctrl-C combination stopped working today on all applications other than CMD Prompt. Ctrl … For example, when pinging some machine, ping goes into an infinite loop and I cannot stop it using CTRL+C. The control key isn't completely dead - mouse clicks with control key seem to work. It will close a shell session if used at a prompt. Using ctrl-z does it, but it doesnt seem as clean since the process seems to be orphaned. If the frontend (terminal emulator) is in Linux or Windows, Ctrl-Shift-C copies to the clipboard. So hit Enter after your last line of text, then hit ctrl-d. But in your "cat" use it would just end the file. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 The Control key was recognised, the C key was recognised but the combination Ctrl-C was not. I get the same if I do Ctrl+V and then Ctrl+Z I get ^Z. very useful. Also so note locally and in other terminals these commands work fine – user700786 Feb 14 '12 at 14:35 In the ubuntu terminal, I tried various options in edit->send signal, but none stopped the process as I wanted. Posts: 4 Thanks Given: 0. Typing normal characters works, so the keyboard is being appropriately trapped by the VM, but no ctrl characters. Try using c in order to copy to clipboard and v in order to paste from clipboard instead. To use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+C, press and hold either Ctrl key on the keyboard and while continuing to hold, press the "c" key with either hand.. With this keyboard shortcut, if no text, files, or other objects are highlighted and you do the Ctrl+C shortcut, nothing is copied. But Ctrl-C Ctrl-V in wordpad/notepad don't work - they react as if just "c" or "v" are entered alone. Environment. In a lot of applications the "Edit" menu will display these keyboard shortcuts as well. However, to be used as an end of file for "cat" (getting input from stdin, i.e. the keyboard) you need to press Ctrl-d on a new line. I also noticed the terminal is showing ^C when I do CTRL+C while running a command. Tried Ctrl-C, Ctrl-Z, and Ctrl-D (to invoke the usual Linux behaviours with those keystrokes) and the VM doesn't react at all. c and v should always work. How to use the Ctrl+C. Join Date: Sep 2010. Other platform copy shortcuts, such as Cmd-C on OS X and Ctrl-Insert on Linux, should work as normal. Ctrl-C is delivered to the terminal, where it will typically be translated into SIGINT. If I do the following Ctrl+V and then Ctrl+C I get ^C. Ctrl-d sends and EOF symbol or "End of file". I can kill processes with kill if i do this from another terminal. ctrl+c not working, linux Thread Tools: Search this Thread: Operating Systems Linux ctrl+c not working # 1 tushar_shah06. Location: Mumbai. furthermore, copy paste will always run over the current effect so it's of no use other than that purpose. 4, 0. in premiere for example copy pasting is always adding the effects which I find a nuisance. Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts ctrl+c not working. When press Ctrl+C to terminate/kill running command session (Example : tail -f /var/adm/messages), The Ctrl+C command is not killing tail command and session is not terminate and I am able to return to bash shell. Ctrl-C isn't being passed through to the VM when using the web client's console application. Last Activity: 18 June 2012, 3:50 AM EDT.