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

habtool habtool at gmail.com
Wed Feb 11 00:12:13 UTC 2009

On Tue, 2009-02-10 at 19:06 -0500, John Moser wrote:
> The correct solution is not dead-simple to implement, but it works:
> When you C-A-B, grab the whole screen and put up a confirmation dialog
> like gksudo does.  You can't switch desktops off it (CAB happens
> sometimes while swapping around virtual desktops and landing in a text
> editor, trying to backspace over stuff), and it's right in your face.
> It says "In 10 seconds I will kill X and reload it.  This will destroy
> all of your work.  Click the big red CANCEL button below now or hit

This is how I would say it should be done :)

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