Recover a stuck SSH session

31 07 2007

This has happened probably to everyone that uses SSH from time to time. You logged in to a terminal over SSH and your session is stuck (e.g., no response). Most people will kill the window or the process that runs SSH and open a new one. There is actually a way to recover from a stuck session and it is quite simple:
On the moment your session is stuck, you press tilde + dot (shfit “~” + “.”) on your keyboard to send a break sigal. You’ll end up at your own shell from which you can resume the session by opening it up again.

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