Re: ctl-alt-del...

Subject: Re: ctl-alt-del...
From: Charles Lepple (
Date: Sun Apr 22 2001 - 19:00:59 MDT

--On Sunday, April 22, 2001 07:39:30 PM -0400 Jonathan Bertsch
<> wrote:

> How can I re-configure pressing ctl-alt-del to do something other than
> shut down my X server? I would preferbly have it do nothing.

If you mean ctl-alt-delete (the longer of the "del" and "delete" keys), you
can edit XF86Config and uncomment the "DontZap" line in the "ServerFlags"

The previous message regarding inittab refers to ctl-alt-del (where del is
the short key typically grouped with insert, home, etc.).

Charles Lepple <>

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