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Old 12-09-2003, 01:22 PM   #1
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How do I intercept CTRL+ALT+DEL?


How do I intercept the CTRL+ALT+DEL so it does not reboot the server? I have a bad habit of doing this since I normally do this to unlock my W*ndows workstation.

Thanks in advance.
 
Old 12-09-2003, 02:06 PM   #2
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Edit your /etc/inittab file to change this.
 
Old 12-09-2003, 02:07 PM   #3
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In /etc/inittab
replace something that looks like
Code:
ca::ctrlaltdel:/sbin/shutdown -t5 -r now
with something like
Code:
ca::ctrlaltdel:/bin/true


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