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Re: F11: xorg decision to disable Ctrl-Alt-Backspace



On Fri, 2009-03-27 at 16:31 -0400, Gerry Reno wrote:
> I was reading through the F11A Release Notes when I came across this:
> 
>     "The key combination Ctrl-Alt-Backspace to kill the X server has 
> been disabled by default as a decision of the upstream Xorg project."
> 
> Having to deal with many servers and workstations in a company it is 
> crucial that Ctrl-Alt-Backspace be enabled by default.  There are times 
> when your KVM has lost mouse control or X is in a tight loop and 
> something like Ctrl-Alt-Backspace can save the situation.  This is much 
> more common than the uncommon cases that are illustrated as to why this 
> has been removed as default.
> 
> Ctrl-Alt-Backspace needs to be restored as the "default" and Emacs users 
> or others that find themselves in conflict with Java expressions can 
> just disable it for their very limited purpose.

aaaaaaagh, here comes the zombie thread again...run! run for your lives!
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Adam Williamson
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