ctrl+c not working, linux Thread Tools: Search this Thread: Operating Systems Linux ctrl+c not working # 1 tushar_shah06. If the frontend (terminal emulator) is in Linux or Windows, Ctrl-Shift-C copies to the clipboard. Try using c in order to copy to clipboard and v in order to paste from clipboard instead. My Ctrl-C combination stopped working today on all applications other than CMD Prompt. 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. Typing normal characters works, so the keyboard is being appropriately trapped by the VM, but no ctrl characters. In the ubuntu terminal, I tried various options in edit->send signal, but none stopped the process as I wanted. But Ctrl-C Ctrl-V in wordpad/notepad don't work - they react as if just "c" or "v" are entered alone. Join Date: Sep 2010. The control key isn't completely dead - mouse clicks with control key seem to work. For example, when pinging some machine, ping goes into an infinite loop and I cannot stop it using CTRL+C. I downloaded the Passmark Keyboard Test app to help diagnose the problem. in premiere for example copy pasting is always adding the effects which I find a nuisance. Other platform copy shortcuts, such as Cmd-C on OS X and Ctrl-Insert on Linux, should work as normal. 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. If I do the following Ctrl+V and then Ctrl+C I get ^C. When connecting through Telnet, CTRL+C works fine anywhere. The Control key was recognised, the C key was recognised but the combination Ctrl-C was not. Whithout the key copying and pasting works in some applications, but not in all. I also noticed the terminal is showing ^C when I do CTRL+C while running a command. But in your "cat" use it would just end the file. Also so note locally and in other terminals these commands work fine – user700786 Feb 14 '12 at 14:35 Environment. I tried logging key events with a little Tcl/Tk script. It will close a shell session if used at a prompt. I get the same if I do Ctrl+V and then Ctrl+Z I get ^Z. Posts: 4 Thanks Given: 0. Jose is right. Ctrl-d sends and EOF symbol or "End of file". So hit Enter after your last line of text, then hit ctrl-d. the keyboard) you need to press Ctrl-d on a new line. furthermore, copy paste will always run over the current effect so it's of no use other than that purpose. 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. 4, 0. If i reember, ctrl-c is sigint signal while ctrl-z is something else. 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