Thanks for the Virus.

Jonas Norlander jonorland at
Tue Mar 17 14:31:15 UTC 2009

2009/3/17 Dotan Cohen <dotancohen at>:
>> The easiest way to see all running processes in Intrepid (i think
>> Steven running that) is to press CTRL-ESC. From there one can send
>> KILL, TERM and other signals to the processes and if one need to be
>> root, run it from krunner with "kdesudo ksysguard". No need to use the
>> CLI as that will only complicate things for an inexperience user.
> That is being disabled in Kubuntu 9.04. Apparently, this is to prevent
> users from accidentally hitting the key combination. I have never
> heard of this actually happening, though.
> The user can modify xorg.conf to reenable the feature, however, it
> enabling it requires an X restart so the user must know beforehand
> that this is the case.
> --
> Dotan Cohen

You are thinking of the xkill command launched with the CTRL-ALT-ESC
shortcut. ksysguard is the KDE GUI version of top.

/ Jonas

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