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Old 05-18-2003, 02:08 AM   #1
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Ctrl+Alt+Backspace


I have heard that Ctrl+Alt+Backspace to stop X,
but when i use it on my machine , it shutdown the computer suddenly, like lose power .
something must be wrong , Please give me a hand ,thanks

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Old 05-18-2003, 02:19 AM   #2
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it works fine in kde, what distro are you using? there is a spot at the side there for you to fill that in
 
Old 05-18-2003, 02:34 AM   #3
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i am very new at linux , i don't understand "distro" at all , could you please tell me more?
i tried it on gnome and classic X , same result
 
Old 05-18-2003, 02:57 AM   #4
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Distro is something like:
Redhat
Mandrake
SuSE
Debian
Gentoo
Slackware
Vector
LFS
SCO ( )
Caldera
TurboLinux
And many many others:
www.distrowatch.com

Also, since you are so so new, you may want to look ever the tutorial over at:
http://www.linux.org/lessons/beginner/index.html

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Old 05-18-2003, 03:12 AM   #5
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i see
i use RedHat 9.0 with KDE
 
Old 05-18-2003, 03:36 AM   #6
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It might be your keymappings. I notice you are from China, so is it possible that your delete and backspace key are one in the same? If so, CTRL ALT DELETE does in fact reboot the machine. CTRL ALT BACKSPACE is only supposed to kill X.

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Old 05-18-2003, 03:37 AM   #7
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http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...threadid=55387

Also, if you look at the bottom of your questions, it finds threads that are similar to yours (usually the ones you should find from a search before you post ). The link above is someone with similar problems.

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Old 05-18-2003, 06:45 AM   #8
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i fixed the problem by seting the BIOS
 
Old 05-18-2003, 07:18 AM   #9
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oh.. and 'distro' stands for 'distribution'. just incase you were wondering.
 
  


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