How to get out of showkey? Urgent!

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Mon Dec 12 20:35:45 UTC 2005

On 12/12/05, William Case <billlinux at> wrote:
> 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

Thanks. I just looked at the linbox, and yes, it is back at the
prompt. I was panicing (because I have important stuff open in another
terminal) and didn't wait 10 seconds between keystrokes. I couldn't
"man" anything while it was stuck!

Now, that was funny, in hindsight.

Dotan Cohen
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