[CentOS] Mouse hour glass and desktop

Sun Feb 26 22:10:28 UTC 2006
Craig White <craigwhite at azapple.com>

On Sun, 2006-02-26 at 13:30 -0800, BRUCE STANLEY wrote:
> What does it mean when your mouse hour glass pointer turns into
> a skull and cross bones symbol  for a few seconds and is then
> followed by your desktop icons being scrambled  around to 
> different locations.  This reminds me of a bug in the old
> Windows 98 SE desktop.
> What would cause this?  This has happened to me once before
> on Fedora 3 (I think, maybe 2).
the 'skull & crossbones' is a kill for the next window/object you click
on - be careful with that.

It is invoked by <Control><Alt>Esc key combination

handy when needed - bad to click on desktop when not needed.