Justin P. Mattock justinmattock at gmail.com
Tue Dec 1 15:30:20 PST 2009

On 12/01/09 15:11, Peter Hutterer wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 01, 2009 at 12:53:05AM -0800, Justin Mattock wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 4:10 AM, Renato Botelho<rbgarga at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>> On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 4:43 AM, Vandana Vuthoo
>>> <vandana.vuthoo at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> I am having Xserver as v 1.6 on my intel atom board, some how ctrl +
>>>> alt + bksp doesnot restart my X server, Even setting setxkbmap -option
>>>> terminate:ctrl-alt-bksp in xorg.conf doesnot help.
>>>> Please provide you inputs.
>>>> Regards,
>>>> Vandana
>>> Try Alt Gr + SysRq + k
>> here you go:
>> http://www.linuxinsight.com/key-sequence-to-kill-the-x-server-control-alt-backspace.html
>> just read this today hope this helps.
>> (hopefully I wrote in the url correct, if not  just go to http://lxer.com)
>> still need to add the allow rules for copy/paste in SELinux...
> sigh. and it's wrong too.
> "Current default for X servers as shipped in various distributions is to not
> enable the traditional Ctrl-Alt-Backspace key combination to kill the X
> server."
> The server has no say in it. in fact, the server _enables_ zapping by
> default (see 737b49199a05299486064e6e762cf2a2f6f95be6). It's just that the
> standard keymap does not include the zapping symbol and that can be added
> through the appropriate options.
> You can disable zapping in the server in which case having the symbol in
> your keymap has no effect.
> Cheers,
>    Peter

I was so excited to test it out..
(never got around because I use fluxbox);
right click, exit = exit xserver

Justin P. Mattock

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