Clicking ENTER after CTRL+S does nothing

I have Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS with Wayland. I switched from Fedora to Ubuntu and noticed that the Ctrl+s plus Enter doesn’t work. I have to move my mouse to the "Save" button on the top right every time for it to save. I have had various Linux distros and this has never happened. I have also had Ubuntu for years and this has never happened with Ubuntu. Does anyone have a solution to this?

Edit: showing behavior of what happens when pressing CTRL+S. There are about 30 s in the address bar that show up after pressing Ctrl+s


Edit2: So what happens is that after Ctrl+s, "ssssssssssssssssssssss…" appears in the address bar and continues indefinitely unless I stop it by clicking with my mouse somewhere. The "sssssssssssss…" appears on any webpage that allows text to be written. What could be the problem here? Firefox, Chrome, Chromium all have this behavior.

Asked By: mikanim


^S (XOFF) is used to stop the output stream (STDOUT and STDERR) to the terminal.

The output stream must be continued by typing ^Q (XON).

Read man stty.

Answered By: waltinator

The solution was, as is typical with Ubuntu, to uninstall Firefox from the stupid version in the Ubuntu software and download it via the terminal.

Answered By: mikanim
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