Linux tips: SSH

Sometimes your SSH session is frozen or seems stuck.

I did some research and there is actually a clean way to deal with it.

I found some explanations on this blog :

TLDR : The most useful command is :

press in that order:

  1. [Enter]
  2. ~
  3. .

That is, return key then tilde then period.

This will send an escape sequence to your local SSH client and terminate the connection. So this will always work even without a network connection.

There are other escape codes, go check the link above to find out more.

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