Restarting Xserver from cli

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Thu Mar 19 22:29:29 UTC 2009

> It has been said over and over already that it's even easier: Jaunty
> already has a command to do it (dontzap), and there were at least plans
> for a GUI tool to change X options, which was planned to include this. I
> just don't know whether this will be actually finished for Jaunty, but
> the blueprint is there to read for anyone who cares enough to look it
> up.

The command to enable C-A-B is not a replacement for a way to kill the
X server because one must know in advance that he needs to enable it.
Often, the user will not know that he needs that until it is too late.

Dotan Cohen


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