Fwd: Is disabling ctrl-alt-backspace really such a good idea?

Clive Wagenaar clivewagenaar at gmail.com
Tue Feb 10 15:59:34 UTC 2009

On Tuesday 10 February 2009 15:02:51 Dylan McCall wrote:
> The important thing is that those millions of users actually don't
> mind tinkering with xorg.conf and probably do anyway. The users we are
> trying to help, however, Don't Know The Key Combo Exists, or that
> xorg.conf exists, or that they need to explicitly tell the system how
> to be easier to them, until it is too late. They don't want to do any
> extra configuration after installing the operating system. Those
> millions of power-users do.

Ok, i get your point from ubuntu being simple etc.
Not sure it will help them in the long run, as they will have to hard boot 
when xserver hangs and maybe never know that ctl alt backspace was ever a 
(It is a pity this is from upstream where Arch, fedora etc will all also  
'dumbed down' too)

Like you say it is not a problem for the power users, just a small irritation.

I image that the developer of Ubuntu tweak program will just have one more 
thing to add to his program for jaunty :)

Stay Well

clive wagenaar

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