Fwd: Is disabling ctrl-alt-backspace really such a good idea? - no.

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Thu Feb 12 21:56:31 UTC 2009

On Thu, 12 Feb 2009 16:17:30 -0500 Evan <eapache at gmail.com> wrote:
>From what I understand, Ctrl-Alt-Backspace isn't the only way to kill X.
>Alt-Sysrq-k also works, and is still enabled, as it is significantly less 
likely to be hit by accident.
... for some definition of "works" and not on all hardware.  A substantial 
fraction of people I'm aware of the tried this had problems.  On my laptop 
it makes the wifi light blink twice.

Scott K

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