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



On Fri, Mar 27, 2009 at 3:31 PM, Gerry Reno <greno verizon net> 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.
>
> Regards,
> Gerry


So what am I supposed to do when X starts with the monitor off [1] ?
Restart the commuter?

[1] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=490082


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