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The title says it all. Note that I'm using a non-US layout, Norwegian, so I can't create the Ctrl+] combination. I've found the trick before, but can't find it.

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With french keyboard, on mac OsX, type ctrl + $ then type quit... –  ling Apr 23 '14 at 5:18

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Not sure what layout you have, but for me in Finnish layout it is Ctrl + å.

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Type Ctrl+] to enter the telnet menu, then enter quit. For more commands, see man telnet.

Edit: Haven't noticed that you can't type Ctrl+], but I would be surprised if there isn't a way to type that with every keyboard. But you can change the escape character with the commandline option -e [char].

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I tried with -e y earlier, typing ctrl+y didn't work. –  Trygve Laugstøl Apr 4 '11 at 10:07
@trygvis: Found out why it didn't work: -e y makes the y key the escape key. To use Ctrl+y you have to use -e ^y (that is the circumflex character). –  DarkDust Apr 4 '11 at 10:32
Ah, doh. Thanks! Ctrl-å is the easiest for me (less to type), but very nice to know anyway. Cheers! –  Trygve Laugstøl Apr 4 '11 at 10:39

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