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Dividing the Linux desktop
LWN.net Weekly Edition for June 13, 2013
A report from pgCon 2013
Little things that matter in language design
1) a program grabbed the keyboard and didn't let loose
2) a program grabbed the cpu and i was not able to open the terminal or switch console
In both cases I was happy to not holding down the power button for 3 seconds.
By the way: I never ever accidentally used ctrl-alt-backspace. I did run into an errorous rm -r in my base directiory though. But I learned from that...
Shortening the rope
Posted Apr 6, 2009 7:35 UTC (Mon) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
Posted Apr 8, 2009 22:01 UTC (Wed) by roelofs (guest, #2599)
...and then ctrl-alt-[keypad]divide. (The latter is one of only two computer commands I have on a PostIt on my monitor. :-) )
Posted Apr 17, 2009 19:29 UTC (Fri) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
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