If you want to quickly restart X Windows on Ubuntu, Debian, or pretty much any version of linux, all you have to do is hit this key combination quickly:
If you are using VMware, you’ll want to change your default VMware shortcut keys, because they will interfere.
Update: Make sure that you save your work before doing this.
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- Published 11/27/06