Re: Getting CTRL-ALT-DEL to work
On Sun, 4 May 2003 15:23:22 -0400
Kevin McKinley <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> 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.
NOW I read the shutdown man page: <g>
"Init can only capture CTRL-ALT-DEL and start shutdown in console mode.
If the system is running the X window System, the X server processes
all key strokes. Some X11 environments make it possible to capture
CTRL-ALT-DEL, but what exactly is done with that event depends on that