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Re: Guide / Tools

On Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 09:54:07AM +0100, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Wed, 2012-11-21 at 09:40 +0100, "Morel Bérenger" wrote:
> > > Yes, there are some useful shortcuts. I guess tty is unimportant at the
> > > moment, but e.g. Alt+F2 is useful to launch an app and Ctrl+Alt+F7 is
> > > useful, if a newbie should "lose" the desktop environment. Cut and copy
> > > shortcuts perhaps are already known
> > 
> > The problem for shortcuts are that they differ depending on user
> > configuration. Are the ALT+F2 used by all major DE? I only know it is used
> > by XFCE...
> Alt+F2 usually does work with all DEs by default, other shortcuts, e.g.
> Ctrl+Alt+Backspace nowadays are usually disabled by default.

Which reminds me of another handy/important command:
dpkg-reconfigure <package-name>

dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration allows you change whether
Ctrl+Alt+Backspace terminates the X server.

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who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the 
oppressing." --- Malcolm X

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