How to kill an unresponsive ssh session

approach has been to switch to another terminal window or shell and then killing the process in question. Today I happened to be skimming through the ssh client’s man page and I found a section about escape characters. Suddenly I gazed upon the glory of the disconnect key sequence: a newline followed by ~.. It works like a charm. As always, I thought I should

That’s something I’ve been looking for a while now. I don’t know if this is just bad user interface, or if it’s awesome that it has a surprise feature.

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