ctrl+alt+backspace stopped working with xorg-server

Audio Phile da_audiophile at yahoo.com
Sun May 31 02:22:49 PDT 2009

Yeah, that package is indeed installed.

# pacman -S xkeyboard-config
warning: xkeyboard-config-1.6-1 is up to date -- reinstalling
resolving dependencies...
looking for inter-conflicts...

Targets (1): xkeyboard-config-1.6-1  

Total Download Size:    0.00 MB
Total Installed Size:   4.45 MB

Proceed with installation? [Y/n]

----- Original Message ----
From: Paul B. Mahol <onemda at gmail.com>
To: Audio Phile <da_audiophile at yahoo.com>
Cc: xorg at lists.freedesktop.org
Sent: Sunday, May 31, 2009 5:18:00 AM
Subject: Re: ctrl+alt+backspace stopped working with xorg-server

On 5/31/09, Audio Phile <da_audiophile at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm using Arch Linux and my xorg-server recently got upgraded to
> At the same time, the ctrl+alt+backspace to restart gdm stopped working.  I
> am aware that I need to have added the "DontZap" "false" option in my
> /etc/X11/xorg.conf to enable this key combo some times ago, but even with
> this modification in /etc/X11/xorg.conf, the ctrl+alt+backspace does nothing
> ever since the upgrade.  I posted my /etc/X11/xorg.conf below if it helps
> trouble shoot.
> Advice is appreachiated.

You have xkeyboard-config 1.6 installed?



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