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Re: Ctrl-Alt-Del doesn't work under X?

> From: Arrigo Triulzi <a.triulzi@ic.ac.uk>
> > Hello,
> > 
> > 	sorry for writing to you direct but this is urgent: it seems
> > that under the Debian X11 installation it is impossible to reboot the
> > machine at the Xlogin prompt under xdm. I know this is a Good Idea
> > (tm) but we are running dual-boot systems and this is a requirement so
> > that students can switch back to DOS when then need.
> > 
> > 	Basically, if we can't find a way of doing this we have to
> > remove Linux and we lose the chance of introducing it into the Dept.
> > 
> > 	Please let me know if you have any idea on how to get C-A-Del
> > to work at the Xlogin prompt under xdm. I have checked the HOWTO's but
> > to no avail.

Hi.  It may not be possible to do this, but here is a way to work
around the problem:

>From the xlogin prompt, you can switch to a virtual console by C-A-F2 (or
C-A-F3, etc.).  From a console login prompt, C-A-DEL works.  All you have
to do is make sure you have not disallowed this in your X configuration.


Syrus Nemat-Nasser <syrus@ucsd.edu>    UCSD Physics Dept.

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