I use Windows Subsystem Linux (WSL) under Windows 10 via power shell.

It don't catch ctrl+backspace? (it just backspace) while powershell correctly catch it if I use some other commands, not in linux.

  • Use any terminal emulator in Windows, for example, cmder, conemu, wsltty etc.
    – Biswapriyo
    Aug 2, 2019 at 13:02

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In Linux you must type Alt+Backspace to achieve the same effect that Ctrl+Backspace in Windows terminals.


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