Kill a Frozen or Crashed UNIX / Linux X Desktop

Posted on in Categories Gnome, Kde, Linux, Linux desktop, UNIX, X server last updated November 23, 2008

Here is a quick tip to kill a crashed Linux / UNIX X desktop system. Many new user do not know this simple tip and end up hitting computer reboot button. Press CTRL + ALT + Backspace to kill GUI and get back to login screen. There are more ways to kill a crashed desktop without restarting your computer.