ctrl-alt-backspace oddities

Timo Aaltonen tjaalton at cc.hut.fi
Tue Aug 4 07:43:37 BST 2009

On Tue, 4 Aug 2009, Sarah Hobbs wrote:

> On 04/08/09 04:09, Mackenzie Morgan wrote:
>> On Monday 03 August 2009 9:12:31 am Henning Sprang wrote:
>>> Guy's,
>>> I really have to tell you, that disabling ctrl-alt-backspace in Ubuntu
>>> is, in my humble opinion, one of the worst ideas I've ever seen.
>> In Xorg in general.  Was an upstream decision.  Can be configured by user in
>> xorg.conf
> This can also be configured by the user by installing the package
> 'dontzap'.

And in karmic you don't even need to do that, just check the option from 
the (GNOME) keyboard options capplet (layout options), or just run 
'setxkbmap -option "terminate:ctrl_alt_bksp"'.


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