Re: [wmii] Strange output when closing x

From: Pontus Andersson <>
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2008 01:15:59 +0100

Andrej Gelenberg wrote:
> On Tue, 26 Feb 2008, Pontus Andersson wrote:
>> Maybe a bit exaggerated example for this, but is there
>> any reason not to turn off your computer by pressing the power button
>> instead of shutdown -h now? Or using kill -9 $(pidof
>> <insert_your_favourite_app_here>) to close an application?
> 'kill -9' is not very gut idea, if program must do enithing bevor it be
> closed.

Yeah, that's where I was going... You don't use kill -9 or hit the power
button (unless you have too) when you want close an application or shut
down your computer. You usually want your application and computer to
quit gracefully, right?

Received on Wed Feb 27 2008 - 01:16:00 UTC

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