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Old 05-06-2004, 11:35 PM   #1
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"unlock" ctrl-alt-del


How do you "unlock" Linux(Mandrake 9.2) when a crash occurs in the browser etc. The equivalent of WIN ctrl-alt-del? Thanks.
 
Old 05-07-2004, 12:39 AM   #2
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If it's just an app that's locked up use ctrl-alt-escape. Your cursor will change to a skull and crossbones, then just click on the window. If you managed to lock up the entire X server use ctrl-alt-backspace instead.
 
Old 05-07-2004, 12:39 AM   #3
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Start-->run command
xkill
your changed cursor into a bullseye will be self explantory (Left click, kill, right click, cancel). If your entire desktop locks up, CTRL-ALT-Backspace.

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Old 05-07-2004, 12:41 AM   #4
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Doh!

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Old 05-07-2004, 12:43 AM   #5
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LOL, I beat you by a few seconds.
 
Old 05-07-2004, 11:01 AM   #6
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Thanks!
 
Old 05-07-2004, 11:53 AM   #7
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alternatively, run "ps aux" in a console, and use

kill [pid]

where pid is process id

"man kill" for more options
 
  


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