Window won't go away

Bob Goodwin - W2BOD bobgoodwin at
Tue Jun 26 17:50:38 UTC 2007

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

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