How to get out of showkey? Urgent!

William Case billlinux at
Mon Dec 12 20:30:16 UTC 2005

On Mon, 2005-12-12 at 20:26 +0000, Dotan Cohen wrote:
> I am trying to set some keys in FC4, so I did:
> $showkey
> And now I can't get out of it! How can I get my machine back?
> Patiently awaiting your urgent assistance... (and writing from the
> wife's XP box)
> Dotan Cohen
> Omarion Song Lyrics and Biography

showkey shows *all* keys so there is no keystroke to quit.

It has 10 sec wait built in.  After 10 sec it returns the command line
to you.

check man showkey.

Regards Bill

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