Re: help

Ethan (allanon@crystaltokyo.com)
Mon, 29 Mar 1999 18:50:00 -0800 (PST)



On 28 Mar 1999, Doug Alcorn wrote:

> David Mihm <davemann@ionet.net> writes:
> 
> > 	Correct usage is via the menu items of the various window
> > managers; for AfterStep it is menu->Quit->Exit ? .
> 
> I think the devel AS may have a way of taking an exit from the command 
> line.  I know there is a way to update look from command line.  I
> assume it is extensible to other win man commands...  check with allanon__

A fairly easy way to do this is to:

killall afterstep

... which sends a SIGHUP to AfterStep, telling it to shut down in the 
same way it would have if a menu item bound to the Quit function had 
been chosen.

In AfterStep 1.7.58 and later, ascommand.pl can be used:

ascommand.pl Quit

----
Ethan Fischer
allanon@crystaltokyo.com
http://members.xoom.com/allanon1


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