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How To Enable the Ctrl Alt Backspace combo in KDE 4

Aug 09, 2010, 22:32 (3 Talkback[s])
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"Today, while toying around with the system settings menu in KDE 4.5, I noticed an option to enable the good old Ctrl+Alt+Backspace combo. It's been a while since I've used that combination thanks to the stability KDE offers these days and, it wasn't until I discovered it in the settings that I remembered using it a few years back. The combo, which allowed killing the X server is now disabled by default in many major Linux distributions.

"The combination is simple, just press Ctrl+Alt+Backspace together and your X server gets restarted taking you back to the login screen. It might not be that useful for normal users but it can be quite helpful for beta testers. Here's how to enable it."

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