ping tip: CTRL + \ (backslash)

Date September 28, 2009

I were checking one of the servers connectivity using ping, usually i use CTRL + \ (backslash) to send a quit signal for applications i run in terminal, but ping responded to the signal by showing ping status:
64 bytes from x.x.x.x: icmp_seq=1253 ttl=47 time=433 ms 64 bytes from x.x.x.x: icmp_seq=1254 ttl=47 time=239 ms 64 bytes from x.x.x.x: icmp_seq=1255 ttl=47 time=359 ms 1255/1216 packets, 3% loss, min/avg/ewma/max = 221.050/393.449/357.675/977.157 ms 64 bytes from x.x.x.x: icmp_seq=1256 ttl=47 time=325 ms 64 bytes from x.x.x.x: icmp_seq=1257 ttl=47 time=411 ms 64 bytes from x.x.x.x: icmp_seq=1258 ttl=47 time=260 ms 64 bytes from x.x.x.x: icmp_seq=1259 ttl=47 time=275 ms
Pressing CTRL + \ while using ping will show ping status.
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5 Responses to “ping tip: CTRL + \ (backslash)”

  1. ping tip: CTRL + \ (backslash) | TuxWire : The Linux Blog said:

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  2. Matt Simmons said:

    Excellent tip! (and might I say, you have quite a dashing wordpress theme)

  3. Sending SIGQUIT (ctrl-\) to ping will make it print a status line and continue pinging. | TuxWire : The Linux Blog said:

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  4. anonymous coward said:

    you have the same tips on windows, just use CTRL+PAUSE while ping’ing 😉

  5. 不停止ping的情况下取得统计信息 | 将之典藏 said:

    […] 有一个小技巧:Linux下,在ping运行的时候,可以按键“Ctrl+”,让ping在不停止的情况下得到统计信息(via)。 […]

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