A simple extension to capture Ctrl+W and send keyboard event to xterm to avoid closing the tab accidentally.

  • xterm-ctrl-w-capture
  • xterm-ctrl-w-capture
What is xterm-ctrl-w-capture?
xterm-ctrl-w-capture is a simple Chrome extension that captures the Ctrl+W keyboard shortcut and sends the corresponding event to xterm, avoiding accidental tab closing. Install the extension, configure the keyboard shortcut, and never worry about losing tabs again.
Users: 10 ▼ -1
Version: 1.0.1 (Last updated: 2023-07-06)
Creation date: 2023-06-27
Risk impact: Very low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
  • activeTab
  • scripting
Size: 8.30K
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How to use

  1. Install this extension
  2. Go to extension shortcut configuration page of your browser edge://extensions/shortcuts for Edge chrome://extensions/shortcuts for Chrome
  3. Find this extension and configure "Capture ctrl+w" command's keyboard shortcut to "Ctrl + W"
Risk impact

xterm-ctrl-w-capture is safe to use. It does not request any sensitive permissions.

Risk likelihood

xterm-ctrl-w-capture is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this extension.

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