GNOME bug 130632 raises the idea of being able to put up the GNOME system monitor with a keystroke bound by default to Ctrl+Alt+Delete, as on Windows, so that users can kill applications and so on. The usability people say this is fine as long as the system monitor gains a prominent logout button. This has been raised against the system monitor as GNOME bug 143235. Perhaps, gentle reader, we should add the keystroke anyway and not wait indefinitely for the system monitor maintainers to add the button.
Update: GNOME bug 99335 is also asking for a keybinding to log out, and someone has suggested Ctrl+Alt+Delete. Perhaps the two could be fixed at a stroke.
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