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



Paul Allen Newell wrote:
> Suvayu Ali wrote:
>> On Sunday 27 December 2009 11:06 AM, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
>>> On Sun, 27 Dec 2009 00:42:19 -0800
>>> Paul Allen Newell<pnewell cs cmu edu>  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.
>>>
>>> How did you discover this? Trying it in a gnome desktop? :)
>>>
>>>> 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"
>>>
>>> Don't do that. See:
>>>
>>> http://ryanler.wordpress.com/2009/06/11/controlaltbackspace-shortcut-does-not-restart-the-x-server-in-fedora-11/
>>>
>>>
>>> (with screenshots even! :)
>>>
>>> There is no need at all to make an xorg.conf, and as you have seen it
>>> can cause problems moving forward.
>>>
>>> kevin
>>>
>>
>> If the OP is interested, the command line way to do this would be to
>> have one of your login scripts like ~/.bash_profile say,
>>
>> setxkbmap -option terminate:ctrl_alt_bksp
>>
>> ;)
> Suvayu:
>
> Thanks, this is interesting. So it is in .bash_profile and not
> .bashrc? Is there a similar way to do in either cshrc or, preferably,
> tcshrc?
>
At this point it would be helpful to read "man bash" and "man tcsh"
which will answer your questions about when the various ~/. files are read.


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