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Old 12-27-2004, 10:19 PM   #1
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Does Linux have a Ctrl, Atl Delete or something like it?


Just wondering if Linux has something that will force a close on somehting not responding? I would assume so but a quick rundown of what there is would help, like Ctrl, Alt Backspace and such.

Thanks a lot!
 
Old 12-27-2004, 10:21 PM   #2
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In the GUI, you can run "xkill". Then click on the thing you want to force close with the left mouse button. Tu cancel, clcik on the right mouse button.
 
Old 12-27-2004, 10:30 PM   #3
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You can also run 'ps' and 'kill' it by id or 'killall' by name. Ctrl-Alt-Backspace generally kills the X server and Ctrl-Alt-Del generally reboots the system.
 
Old 12-27-2004, 11:06 PM   #4
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Okay, assume I'm as stupid as my wife says I am. What is xkill? Step by step, I'm clueless....
 
Old 12-27-2004, 11:14 PM   #5
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xkill is a program. Just type 'xkill' into a command prompt and you'll get a funky cursor, and so on, as whipermr5 says. You can add it to a menu or whatever.
 
Old 12-28-2004, 02:06 AM   #6
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hold the "ctrl" key and press "esc"

This will open the process table where you can kill applications like you can on windows. This will work with KDE not sure about other window managers
 
  


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