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Re: [SLE] Bad behaving software PIXEDIT
On Wednesday 01 August 2001 10:20, Jaakko Tamminen wrote:
> Hello
>
> Be warned... I ran "pixedit", then it wanted me to pick a windows to
> edit the pixel.
>
> No matter what I clicked, it did not accept that... Okay, that is
> understandable.
>
> But then I wanted to stop pixedit.. No way!
>
> There just was not means to "get out of" it.. I could not switch to
> another screen, terminal, nothing.
>
> The only solution that I found was to go to my SuSE router box, log in
> there, SSH from there back to my workstation, and kill that process..
>

Next time try:

1) Ctl-Alt-ESC

This will give you a 'skull and crossbones' icon (a killer)

2) Click on the window running the offending program to kill it.


> ...stupid software...
>
> J. Tamminen

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