[TriLUG] C-A-D, xubuntu, xfce4, xflock4
alexjray.ncsu at gmail.com
Wed Jul 22 12:29:53 EDT 2009
I think it might be in loadkeys(1).
On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 11:57 AM, Tom Roche<Tom_Roche at pobox.com> wrote:
> 0 How to remap C-A-D in xubuntu-9.04 to be semantically equal to
> hitting the icon @ upper right of desktop?
> 1 How to fix/debug whatever's making my screen take forever to lock?
> What I mean:
> This summer I finally quit putting up with winxp (cygwin definitely
> makes that easier!) and put a linux (
> ) on my daily-use ThinkPad. (Wubi made that trivial--the major
> difficulty was learning how to share my emacs and firefox configs with
> winxp.) I'm mostly happy, and will probably make a linux partition
> shortly, but a few things still bug me.
> One is the semantics of C-A-D (aka "Ctrl-Alt-Del" OR "Control-Alt-
> Delete"). On xp it pops up a dialog not unlike the one I get with
> xfce4 when hitting the icon @ upper-right corner of screen (a red
> arrow pointing right, past something like an open door): options=
> logout, restart, suspend, etc. On xubuntu I get a screenlocker that's
> taking 30 sec to put up its dialog.
> The direct problem with my current C-A-D problem appears to be the
> latter entry in
> $ find ~/.config/ -type f | xargs fgrep -ne '"<Control><Alt>Delete"'
>> ~/.config/xfce4/xfconf/xfce-perchannel-xml/xfce4-keyboard-shortcuts.xml:7: <property name="<Control><Alt>Delete" type="empty"/>
>> ~/.config/xfce4/xfconf/xfce-perchannel-xml/xfce4-keyboard-shortcuts.xml:14: <property name="<Control><Alt>Delete" type="string" value="xflock4"/>
> So my first question is: with what command should I replace "xflock4"
> above to get the upper-right-corner-icon semantics? (Extra credit for
> something that would run a dialog with a screen lock option included.)
> Secondly, how can I debug or fix whatever's causing xflock4 to take so
> long to setup? Or is there another screenlocker I should try?
> TIA, Tom Roche <Tom_Roche at pobox.com>
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