Re: Orderly shutdown of running programs when quitting X
Incoming from Bob Proulx:
> William Ballard wrote:
> > Is there a way to run a script before X exits, so that I can more
> > gracefully quit apps? More like Windows; although rude apps such as
> > Outlook can "hang" quitting.
> Best to log out before shutting down. Then all of your applications
> are in a known state.
I agree, however if he's sufficiently motivated, he could just build
something that reverses the output of "ps fax" and kills in that
order. I wouldn't use it but I imagine others might like it.
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