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Re: [SLE] Bad behaving software PIXEDIT
  • From: Jaakko Tamminen <jtamminen@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 01 Aug 2001 18:41:35 +0300
  • Message-id: <3B68232F.94F616F9@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Hello Bruce

Sorry to say, but even cntrl-alt-esc did not work... there was no escape from it
excpect from "outside" via LAN.

J. Tamminen


Bruce Marshall wrote:

> 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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