How to enable ctrl-alt-backspace

Hi, I have the desktop-autostart bundle installed and using the linux to show a custom app. That part works fine, but I cant seem to find a way to kill the x server in order to get to console when there’s something to update or need to boot the x. Is there a way to enable the usual ctrl-alt-backspace shortcut in clear linux? Or some command line command to kill it?


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Got this working by adding: Option “XkbOptions” “terminate:ctrl_alt_bksp” to /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/00-keyboard.conf.


Remember you can also use Ctrl-Alt- to switch to a text console without terminating X, and similarly switch back, if you can guess the right VT :smiley:

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The option was disabled by default (upstream, in Xorg itself) because it would allow anyone to crash a locked X server, which was abused enough apparently :wink: .

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