Restarting Xserver from cli
crp at cmc.net
Thu Mar 19 00:35:30 UTC 2009
Joep L. Blom wrote:
> Ray Parrish wrote:
>> Bart Silverstrim wrote:
>>> David Curtis wrote:
>>>> To me, removing C-A-B to limit this issue, is a sound decision.
>>> Not for people like me who have used Linux for many moons now, and when
>>> X locks up that is one of the first methods to regain some form of
>>> control...what's the alternative if you don't have another system to try
>>> SSH'ing into it and checking processes?
>> Uh, CTRL-ALT-F1??? or F2, F3, etc... 8-) Although, since I'm still a
>> noob, when I do an F1 to the console, I usually wind up doing a sudo
>> reboot from there to continue, as I'm not really sure yet what to do
>> once I get there. I'm sure with a little more reading on my part, that
>> it's possible to query, and kill processes from the other tty to get it
>> running properly again, and then log back into it.
>> Later, Ray Parrish--
>> Human reviewed index of links about the computer
>> Poetry from the mind of a Schizophrenic
> After CTRL+ALT+Fn(n=1-6) do CTRL-ALT-F7 and you're back in your X-session.
Thanks! Can I actually query and kill hung processes from 7 while logged
Later, Ray Parrish
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