Restarting Xserver from cli

Bart Silverstrim bsilver at
Wed Mar 18 19:51:29 UTC 2009

Mario Vukelic wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-03-18 at 15:35 -0400, Bart Silverstrim wrote:
>> Are you being obtuse?
> I hope not :)
>>  You should be able to recreate a few minutes, or 
>> even an hour's work, with tears and anger, but it can be done. Replacing 
>> data that is years old is much different. Replacing work you've been 
>> working on for months or days is much different. Losing less than a day 
>> of work...hell, a power outage can do that. Many things can go wrong to 
>> do that. Keep a bloody backup of data and information that's important 
>> so you don't lose everything.
>> How do you fail to see that as relevant?
> I don't see how this is relevant because it has nothing to do with X,
> C-A-B, etc.

You were talking about data loss at that point, due to "accidentally 
hitting control-alt-backspace".

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