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

>I don't know terribly much about X. Someone else please help this user.
>	Thanks
>	Bruce
>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.
>> 	Thanks,
>> 	Arrigo

This is what I do at home:

At the xdm prompt, press Ctrl-R (^R), this will stop the xdm program and
return you to the last virtual terminal you used.
Then press Ctrl-Alt-Del.

So it's Ctrl-R Ctrl-Alt-Del

Hope this helps,
    Jeroen van der Most

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