View Full Version : [ubuntu] ctrl+alt+del & altGr+sysRq+k What difference?

October 14th, 2010, 10:38 AM

I run Lucid.

I just enabled ctrl+alt+del to "kill X".

There is also the command altGr+sysRq+k.

When I run them I cannot tell their difference by how they execute.

Is the following correct?

ctrl+alt+del will restart X and log me out

altGr+sysRq+k will log me out


Phil D.
October 14th, 2010, 10:46 AM
altGr+SysRq+k Kills the xserver on kernel level if I'm not absolutely wrong

and for ctrl+alt+del deepends on what you have set up

October 14th, 2010, 11:00 AM
Thanks Phil D. I think you are right about the altGr+sysRq+k. It is a much more basic kill than I thought. (Maybe I read it wrong from the menu explanations.)

For ctrl+alt+del I just take what is preset in Lucid/Gnome. I just activate it.