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Old School Keyboard Control and HTML Character Entities On Linux And Unix

Jan 30, 2009, 08:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mike Tremell)

[ Thanks to Mike Golvach for this link. ]

"a. Find the line in /etc/inittab that handles control-alt-delete functionality. It probably looks something like this:

"ca::ctrlaltdel:/sbin/shutdown -r -t 4 now

"Basically, we only need to worry about the last section (with sections being delimited by colons) that states the machine should execute "/sbin/shutdown -r -t 4 now" whenever someone presses the control-alt-delete key combination (ctrlaltdel in the file)."

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