Re: turning your computer off
I have my machine set up so that ctrl-alt-end shuts down.
Add the following lone to /etc/inittab (comment out any
existing kb::kbrequest line):
kb::kbrequest:shutdown -a -h now
I think the default combination for kbrequest signal is
alt-uparrow. To change this, you must modify /etc/kbd/default.map.
The "kbrequest" signal is called "KeyboardSignal" here.
Mine has the following:
Keycode 107 = Select
control alt keycode 107 = KeyboardSignal
I probably had to remove a definition for alt-uparrow.
> Is there a best way to shut down linux and turn off your computer? I read
> in an online guide that you should press <ctrl><alt><delete>. When I do
> this and I later turn my computer on it says "last boot failed"...Then it
> installs. Is this the recommended way to turn off your computer?