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Linux: How to Break out of an SSH session

Normal keys are forwarded over the ssh session, so none of those will work. Instead, use the escape sequences. To kill the current session hit subsequently Enter ↵, ~, .. More of these escape sequences can be listed with Enter ↵, ~, ?: Supported escape sequences: ~. – terminate session ~B – send a BREAK


Android: Getting AdAway working on Android 7 Nougant

Google is trying hard to lock people out of blocking Ads.  Here is a work around if AdAway is not able to write to your hosts file. On your rooted device: Start a local terminal application on your Android device Type: su Type: mount -o rw,remount /system Type: rm /system/etc/hosts Type: ln -s /data/data/hosts /system/etc/hosts


Linux: USB to HDMI stopped working

Setup: Laptop with two external monitors.  One monitor connected by the HDMI port on the laptop.  The other monitor connected by usb using a Sabrent usb to HDMI adapter.  OS: Ubuntu 16.04. After doing a Ubuntu dist-upgrade  and rebooting my video cards started acting goofy.  When my Sabrent usb to hdmi card is plugged into