Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Emergency commands from console.

Sometimes the console is the only thing that is still accessible in the computer.

To access the console:

CTRL+ALT+F1 (F1-F6)
The Terminal is then accessible once in console:

enter your username

then password

you are in terminal now!

To kill an application:

killall nameofapplication
To exit the session:
sudo su
pkill -KILL -u username

To shut down:

CTRL-ALT-DELETE


To leave console and return to desktop:

CTRL-ALT- F7

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