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Re: Logging out of X Windows

On Thu, Jan 06, 2000 at 02:59:16PM -0700, Cameron Matheson wrote:
> I am sorry for asking so many questions, but I am only fifteen, so I don't
> have any sort of large income to spend on books.

No problem.  That's what this list is for.

On the other hand, a very quick ckeck of Deja or the mailing list
archives would have answered this question.

> I was just wondering if I am logging out of X Windows correctly.  When I am
> at the log-in screen, I am pressing Ctrl+Alt+Backspace, and then
> Ctrl+Alt+Delete.  This cleanly unmounts everything, but I was wondering if
> their was an easier way.

Yes.  But it depends on what you're running (in terms of window
manager/environments).  This always works:  at an xterm prompt (or
equivalent) su to root and type


or perhaps


depending on what you're doing.

You can use the sudo package to enable your ordinary user account to
run those programs, too.
Carl Fink		carlf@dm.net
Manager, Dueling Modems Computer Forum

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