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Re: problems with system-config-display and crtl-alt-backspace

On Sun, 2009-12-27 at 00:42 -0800, Paul Allen Newell wrote:
> To all:
> Installed f12 without any problems.
> Discovered that crtl-alt-backspace was disabled in f12 and how I could 
> edit my xorg.conf to restore that feature.
> Searched Fedora f12 web pages and they told me to install 
> system-config-display to create an xorg.conf that matched the default 
> that the opSys was using. Worked great and, to use the cliché, "groovy"
> Reboot system and it immediately hangs after that cute little Fedora 
> icon finishes to say that it booted. Just hangs and hangs. To use the 
> cliché again, "not groovy".
> I figure I have no choice but to reinstall (what's a few hours between 
> friends (grumble)) ... but would like to know the proper (which may be 
> not documented) way to restore "crtl-alt-backspace" to kick the X.
> I have three computer on a KVM and I often need to kick one of them if 
> it boots up and the KVM isn't directed at it cause its on one of the 
> others.. I've never understood why X has to actually connect to the 
> monitor to be correct, but X is pretty near a black box as far as I am 
> concerned (sigh).
put into /etc/X11/xorg.conf

Section "ServerFlags"
        Option          "DontZap" "false"      

then you can kill X with <Control><Alt><Backspace> as before (after you
restart X of course.


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