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  1. K

    Why do some programs, show a caret when executed, and pause, waiting for input?

    Dude! that was it I was trying && and sort of getting near it but it was in the back of my memory that there was this command. It was & not && since of course && strings commands together. This was what I was looking for, thanks so much! :)
  2. K

    Why do some programs, show a caret when executed, and pause, waiting for input?

    sure, thanks but I am aware that, that command will break any program... its just that some daemons or programs seem to get into this state and are waiting for something else. Or... maybe a slow process that does not come back to the terminal right away?
  3. K

    Why do some programs, show a caret when executed, and pause, waiting for input?

    Here is the output I'm getting for context and the end of it includes the output with a few backspace attempts. Its like the input is in a different mode so it does't act like a backspace. Initializing daemon... go-ipfs version: 0.10.0-64b532fbb Repo version: 11 System version: amd64/linux...
  4. K

    Why do some programs, show a caret when executed, and pause, waiting for input?

    ipfs daemon for instance... it doesn't recognize control characters like backspace, so I assume its waiting for something I'm not aware of. I've searched for the meaning of this behavior in the past when using other programs and I've usually just worked around it but that's not possible in...
  5. K

    Why do some programs, show a caret when executed, and pause, waiting for input?

    My instinct tells me that the program is waiting for a subsequent command or terminator/endline character, but I can't figure out what it may be waiting for.
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