[SOLVE] Re: Zapping xorg server ?

Aaron Lewis aaron.lewis1989 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 25 05:04:13 BST 2010

Well , i've finally got the options.

See keyboard layouts , advanced tab , sequence to kill x server , select
the combination will work.

Thanks all the same !

On 08/25/2010 10:04 AM, Duncan wrote:
> Aaron Lewis posted on Wed, 25 Aug 2010 08:56:29 +0800 as excerpted:
>> I've already enabled zapping , but still not working with KDE 4.4.5 ,
>> any other options should i enable in systemsettings ?
>> I guess KDE has some implementations that pre hooked this button.
>> I put a startup script like `setxkbmap -option terminate:ctrl_alt_bks`.
>> But it won't kill X11 window as i pressed ctrl + alt + backspace
> I know you mentioned it elsewhere but I forgot which xorg-server you're 
> running.  Was it the new 1.8.x?


> If so, they disabled it by default in xorg, now.  I guess it's like the 
> warnings they put on so much stuff now, trying to keep the Darwin Awards 
> potentials from becoming actual nominees...
> You have to reenable it using some xorg.conf(.d/*) option.  I actually 
> need to do it myself, but haven't bothered yet (if I get stuck, I just use 
> the kernel's magic SRQ to kill it using Alt-SRQ-K... and if that doesn't 
> work, the kernel's screwed and it's time for the BRB anyway), so don't 
> recall the details, but I believe it's mentioned in the xorg.conf manpage, 
> and if not, it should be googlable, as seeing the articles mentioning it 
> is how I know about it.

Best Regards,
Aaron Lewis - PGP: 0x4A6D32A0
FingerPrint EA63 26B2 6C52 72EA A4A5 EB6B BDFE 35B0 4A6D 32A0
irc: A4R0NL3WI5 on freenode
This message is from the kde mailing list.
Account management:  https://mail.kde.org/mailman/listinfo/kde.
Archives: http://lists.kde.org/.
More info: http://www.kde.org/faq.html.

More information about the kde mailing list