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



On 3/27/2009 4:45 PM, Adam Williamson wrote:
> 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!


Hi Adam. Welcome to Fedora. I missed you since leaving some time ago.. well
where you just left.

You will find that the 'same nuts' are here as there. They just have
different names.  8-)

-- 


  David


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