Disbable point in the middel of the screen

Leonard lenc5570 at sbcglobal.net
Sat Jan 16 02:50:44 GMT 2010


Thomas Olsen wrote:
> On Tuesday 12 January 2010 16:05:21 Jens Strohschnitter wrote:
>> > It looks suspiciously like a shadow effect on a tiny invisible window.
>> > Perhaps it's a bad  icon or something like that. If you are using desktop
>> > effects (3d) then that could be what it is.
>> > Check what's running (ctrl+alt+esc) and perhaps you will find the
>> > suspect.
>> 
>> Hi
>> 
>> don't know why, but CTRL+ALT+ESC does not work :-(
>  
> On my system it's CTRL-ESC to get the System Activity monitor. CTRL-ALT-ESC 
> turns the pointer to that nice, deadly skull :-)
> 
> 
And on my kubuntu desktop it killed all my open windows and permanently
killed my kde desktop.  Should have known better given the deadly skull
pointer.  Finally got a konsole screen using atl-tab and was able to
shutdown and restart which fixed it.  Please be careful with suggested
commands as this might discourage a newbie.

-- 
Leonard
lenc5570 at sbcglobal.net




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