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Re: accessing shell when gnome locks up.



On Mon, 2007-02-26 at 11:27 -0500, taharka wrote:
> How do,
> 
> On Mon, 2007-02-26 at 07:53 -0700, Craig White wrote:
> > On Mon, 2007-02-26 at 06:44 -0800, Larry Kelly wrote:
> > > I have Fedora6 with VIA chipset onboard video and Gnome.  Many of the
> > > installed  applications will freeze the display screen, and mouse.
> > > When this happens is there a Gnome keyboard shortcut that will give me
> > > access to a shell prompt, so that I can kill the offending process, or
> > > restart X windows.  Right now, my only option is to turn the power
> > > off.  
> > ----
> > <control><alt><shift><backspace> simultaneously will kill X server
> 
> I'm familiar with the "<control><alt><backspace>" combo, what does the
> added shift key do?
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allows me to inject an apparently utterly useless extra keypress in the process I suppose.

;-)

Craig




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