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



On Wed, Apr 1, 2009 at 10:58 AM, Kevin Kofler <kevin kofler chello at> wrote:
> Robert Marcano wrote:
>> yes, It is bad design, If you have a very common key combination that
>> a lot of people knows, (I am talking about Ctrl+Alt+Del to open the
>> login prompt on Windows)
>
> This is not Window$.
>
> Ctrl+Alt+Del shouldn't be expected to do anything other than reboot on
> GNU/Linux. (And FWIW, I think the Ctrl+Alt+Del reboot should also be
> enabled in X11.)
>
>        Kevin Kofler

I was not saying to make Ctrl+Alt+Del works like Windows, I am saying
Del is very near to Backspace, and when someone see a screensaver
locked up X session, one of the first thing they try is control + alt
+ del to login, and a simple finger mistake and your session goes
down.

-- 
Robert Marcano


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