Shift-Backspace kills X?
w41ter at gmail.com
Tue Oct 4 06:46:28 PDT 2011
I often type Shift-Backspace by mistake, and I must have been doing
it since I bought my current keyboard a year ago or more.
Just lately I've found that Shift-Backspace terminates my X session
just the way Ctrl-Alt-Backspace did in the old days. This was an
unpleasant surprise, as it's purely unintentional.
I finally traced this strange behavior to a very old setting in my
gnome desktop config files that effectively adds three XkbOptions:
I must have copy/pasted these items from somewhere a long time ago
when trying to restore the old Ctrl-Alt-Backspace behavior, but I
can't remember where I got them.
Anyone understand how/why those old options are now being translated
into to my current unwanted behavior?
I'm running gentoo, which frequently updates all sorts of xorg-
related packages and drivers, so it might have been any of them,
dunno for sure.
Any hints much appreciated :)
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