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Ctrl key not detected in Terminal

I have a preblem with my Mac Terminal. It is no longer able to detect the ctrl key, so I can't use anymore shortcuts like ^C to stop a running task, because when I press ctrl+C the terminal echoes ...
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How do I restore input echoing in the terminal?

Sometimes when a script gets killed at a password prompt, I can no longer see my input being echoed in the terminal. That is, normally at a terminal, I see this: $ _ <after typing 'foobar':> $ ...
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Trying to set speed at 921600 using stty

I have been trying to communicate via USB with my device and have been so far unsuccessful. I believe the problem lies in the speed that the computer has set for it, in stty the speed is 9600, ...
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Ruby commands are turning off tty echo

After running Ruby scripts, almost 100% of the time, the bash command line will appear to be inactive, while in fact it's silently accepting my keystrokes without showing them to me. This has ...
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Bash command substitution not working as expected

I'd like to view the last few lines of a file, but I want the columns aligned. Basically, I want to disable wordwrap. This is straightforward with: tail $FILE | cut -c -80 But I'm trying to ...
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Terminal without echo

In the terminal on Solaris 5.9 (ksh), I don't see the characters when typing. I can see the input only after the return key is pressed. I checked terminal settings with stty -a it shows: echo echoe ...
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stty doesn't change serial port speed in cygwin

This is involves cygwin running under Windows XP. I have a genuine serial port (COM1) on this machine. After booting up, a program I've written gets garbled responses when trying to communicate ...