Ctrl+Alt+Backspace: Restart the GUI.

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Ctrl+Alt+Backspace: Restart the GUI.

Postby viking60 » 10 Nov 2015, 11:14

We have this key combination in Linux that will restart the GUI - CTRL+ALT+BACKSPACE

Recently this key combination has been removed in Arch so I needed to reactivate it:

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setxkbmap -option "terminate:ctrl_alt_bksp"

After typing that in the terminal you can restart the GUI when it hangs ..or whatever...by hitting <CTRL>+<ALT>+<BACKSPACE>

If you want it to stick; you can add the above command to the key combination in your DE settings under "Keyboard".
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