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Control-C




<character> (Or ETX, End of Text) The ASCII character with code 3.

Control-C is the interrupt character used on many operating systems, including Unix and MS-DOS to abort a running program.

Among BSD Unix hackers, the canonical humorous response to "Give me a break!" is "Control C".

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