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Old 08-30-2005, 07:23 AM   #1
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how to exit a terminal

Is there a way to exit a terminal (aterm) immediately if I am sued in as root user?

I don`t want to type exit twice, e.g. once to get back to normal user (quit su mode) and then again to exit as normal user.
Old 08-30-2005, 07:46 AM   #2
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Kill the window. . ?

killall aterm. . ?

Write a script that finds the process ID of the original user's login shell & kills it. . ?
Old 08-30-2005, 07:47 AM   #3
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you can just press Ctrl-D twice

or shut the window with Alt-F4
Old 08-30-2005, 07:55 AM   #4
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thanks Ctrl-D twice seems the best, as I sometimes have a few aterms running and killall aterm would nuke them.



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