Poll: Should Xorg change from using Ctrl+Alt+Backspace to something harder for users to press by accident?

Matthieu Herrb matthieu.herrb at laas.fr
Mon Sep 22 23:39:33 PDT 2008

Jason Spiro wrote:
> Problem:  Many[1] users have killed X by accident.[2]
> Solution idea: Make it harder to kill X by accident.  E.g. you could
> change the key sequence users must press.
>    * Maybe require Control+Alt+Backspace then Control-Alt-Y.[3]
>    * Or require Control+K+X pressed simultaneously.
> What do you think?  Should Xorg change this key sequence?  Please vote
> "yes" or "no".  You can add comments too.  If you reply only to me by
> private mail, I will eventually summarize your reply to the list.


Please stop changing X default behaviour to match indiviual developpers 
There are enough options to confgure it to your taste.
X is a standard and most users expect the standard behaviour.
Matthieu Herrb

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