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Re: Getting CTRL-ALT-DEL to work

On 04 May 2003 09:19:41 -0500
Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net> wrote:

> Running Debian sarge/sid.
>   $ grep ^ca /etc/inittab
>   ca:12345:ctrlaltdel:/sbin/shutdown -t1 -a -r now
>   $ cat /etc/shutdown.allow
>   root
>   me
> Even with these config setting, why won't the 3 finger salute
> work from the console or within X?

X interprets keystrokes differently than a non-X console; that's why you
need to use <ctrl><alt><F?> to change consoles from X, instead of just
<alt><F?>. I suspect that's what's going on with three-finger salutes.


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