Fake login screens

Mario Vukelic mario.vukelic at dantian.org
Sat Feb 14 22:43:20 UTC 2009

On Sat, 2009-02-14 at 16:52 -0500, Mackenzie Morgan wrote:
> And *YOU* are missing the point that Ctrl+Alt+Delete on Ubuntu
> *already* does what Windows does when you hit Ctrl+Alt+Delete but are
> actually already logged in: it asks if you want to log out.

Nope it does not. The windows *kernel* intercepts C-A-D, user processes
can't. It's specifically designed as a way to prevent fake login
screens: pressing C-A-D *guarantees* a kernel-approved login.

Guys, doing your homework before posting would make developers more
likely to stay subscribed.

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