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Control+T in Terminal shows time snapshot
Authored by: Djehuti on Jan 27, '12 07:57:58AM

This has actually worked for a while (and probably works on Linux and other unices too). ^T is usually bound to the STATUS character via stty(1). See "man 1 stty". It generates SIGINFO, which most processes ignore. Bash catches it and prints what you saw here.

Some other commands, such as dd, also catch SIGINFO and print useful info when you hit ^T. See "man dd" and scroll down near the bottom under "If dd receives a SIGINFO (see the status argument for stty(1)) signal, ..."

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