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Re: User manual: basic commands chapter

>>>>> On Wed, 10 Dec 1997, Oliver Elphick said:

  Oliver> If Ctrl-Alt-Del is not defined in /etc/inittab, pressing it
  Oliver> can do no possible harm; nothing at all happens.  (It
  Oliver> doesn't work in X, even if it is defined, because the X
  Oliver> server intercepts it.)

I think the problem is precisely that nothing happens!

Consider a naive (stupid?) user who thinks that Ctrl-Alt-Del shuts
down the system so they can turn it off.  So they hit Ctrl-Alt-Del,
nothing happens, they turn it off.  Lose, lose.

Or are we assuming that users aren't *that* stupid?

Kai Grossjohann, Informatik VI        grossjohann@ls6.cs.uni-dortmund.de
Uni Dortmund, D-44221 Dortmund        http://ls6-www.cs.uni-dortmund.de/
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