"Make sense" keymap to launch gnome-system-monitor?

Caroline Ford caroline.ford.work at googlemail.com
Thu Feb 7 20:59:44 UTC 2008

On 07/02/2008, Evan <eapache at gmail.com> wrote:
> The original argument about this went something like:
> - Killing X is dangerous, and unknown to users from other OSes. People
> hitting it by accident (trying to hit Ctrl-Alt-Delete, for example), can
> cause damage to their systems etc.
> - But somethimes it's the only way to get rid of a crashed full-screen app
> - We really ought to have a way to kill a single app, rather than the full X
> server.
> It was never really resolved satisfactorily, but if we want to bring it up
> again, it would be best in a separate thread. My original point was that if,
> and only if, that problem is resolved in a way that frees up the
> Ctrl-Alt-Backspace combo, then it would work for launching the
> system-monitor. That's all.

And when people who are used to Ubuntu's key bindings try it on a
different machine?

We should be *really* careful before changing *nix defaults like that..


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