[lug] Kill X11 Hot Keys?

Steve Litt slitt at troubleshooters.com
Mon Dec 14 22:18:13 MST 2015

On Tue, 15 Dec 2015 01:25:17 +0000 (UTC)
stimits at comcast.net wrote:

> ...
> > setxkbmap -option terminate:ctrl_alt_bksp
> > 
> > You can probably put this in your ~/.xinitrc  
> ...
> I tried this...it completely ignored this. I guess ~/.xinitrc is no
> longer read, or the key binding is no longer valid.

If you're running X via a display manager, the file you want
is .Xdefaults, not .xinitrc. .xinitrc is run by the startx command.

I typically make one the symlink of the other so X works the same way


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