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Old 01-30-2002, 07:34 AM   #1
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Three finger salute


I would like to know what does "three finger salute" mean . I found it at /etc/inittab and i was just wondering what it might be.

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what to do when three fingers salute
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Old 01-30-2002, 07:43 AM   #2
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One other entry in the /etc/inittab file that's worth mentioning is the line with the action ctrlaltdel, which tells the init process how to handle receiving the classic three-finger-salute of PC computing, control-alt-delete. If you want your system to ignore control-alt-delete, don't specify a command or command file in this entry. The default command is to shut the system down in three seconds and reboot it.
hehe, didn't know about that one.
 
Old 01-30-2002, 07:43 AM   #3
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Re: Three finger salute

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I would like to know what does "three finger salute" mean . I found it at /etc/inittab and i was just wondering what it might be.

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It's a term for pressing the ctrl+alt+del key combintation to reboot the computer
 
Old 01-30-2002, 07:47 AM   #4
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Or the "vulcan nerve pinch"

Have a look here .

Bert
 
Old 01-30-2002, 09:30 AM   #5
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There is also the one finger solute, take a look here The page is in Russian,and it's only graphics that might be of interest.
 
Old 01-30-2002, 03:33 PM   #6
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Re: Or the "vulcan nerve pinch"

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Have a look here .

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I love the jargon File... Here's my favorite though, which I have to perform a lot with the machines at work, part of voodoo computing.

Cheers,

Finegan
 
Old 01-31-2002, 07:10 AM   #7
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You thought an AMD was a processor? Here's my favourite.

Bert
 
Old 01-31-2002, 09:14 AM   #8
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I disabled my 3 finger salute.....coming from windoze its hard to get rid of the habit. Had to force myself to stop
 
  


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