On 6/26/07, Bob Goodwin - W2BOD <[email protected]> wrote:
Mike McCarty wrote: > Nigel Henry wrote: >> On Tuesday 26 June 2007 18:24, Mike McCarty wrote: >> >>> Marcelo Magno T. Sales wrote: >>> >>>> Or try pressing CTRL+ALT+ESC (or whatever combination is set in >>>> your GUI >>>> to kill programs) and then click the application with the skull >>>> cursor. >>> >>> How do I find out what that may be? CTRL-ALT-ESC seemingly does nothing >>> on my computer. >>> >>> Mike >> >> >> I havn't used CTRL + ALT + ESC for ages, and had forgotten all about >> it. It does work ok, but its a case of CTRL + ALT, and then a tap on >> the ESC key, > > It does nothing on my computer except to cause the current window > to lose focus, and a highlighted line appears around the screen. > No change to the cursor. Nothing happens if I click on a terminal > window while the screen is highlighted. > > Mike Does "xkill" work from the command line? It always does for me, I never knew of CTR+ALT+ESC until today. Bob Goodwin
Can't you open a terminal, run top, and kill the process?