Displays or sets terminal parameters

stty [options] [arguments]

Without any arguments, stty displays certain parameters affecting the operation of the terminal. For a list of some of these parameters and an explanation of each, see “Arguments.” The arguments establish or change the parameter(s) you specify.


Without an option or argument, stty displays a summary report that includes only a few of its parameters.


-a Reports on all parameters. This option does not take any arguments.


-F /dev/device Without this option stty affects the device attached to standard input. With this option stty affects device. You can change the characteristics of a device only if you own its device file or if you are Superuser. ...

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