How to close telnet terminal in Linux and Windows
Telnet is an application protocol used on the Internet or local area network to provide a bidirectional interactive text-oriented communication facility using a virtual terminal connection. When using telnet sometimes you get stuck on how to
- ctrl + c
The solution to this is really easy but sometimes people forget how, when it been a long time when they used telnet. So to close the terminal just click on ctrl + ] to open telnet command and type quit and you are free to go.
root@server:~# telnet website.com 80 Trying xx.xx.xx.xx... Connected to website.com. Escape character is '^]'. GET /api/ HTTP/1.1 :q ^C ^] exit quit #Solution: click on (ctrl + ]) to open telnet command and type quit and you are free to go ^] telnet> quit root@server:~#