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Re: How to lock a terminal

From: Bob Proulx
Subject: Re: How to lock a terminal
Date: Wed, 17 Feb 2016 11:11:38 +0800
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.24 (2015-08-30)

Benno Schulenberg wrote:
> Bob Proulx wrote:
> > [...] this is the perfect case for job control.  No need for a
> > second terminal.  Here is an example.  Use Control-Z to stop the
> > foreground job.
> For that to work, it requires having 'set suspend' in your
> nanorc.  (Which I don't have, because it annoys me when nano
> drops into the background when I accidentally hit ^Z.)

I do not have a nanorc file at all.  The defaults are okay for
suspension without any specific configuration.

Since you are specifically configuring suspend disabled one must
presume that you will already know about job control and have
specifically disabled it and will work around it by other means.  Such
as in your case M-Z or another terminal or other method.


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