Locked Up Computer
My computer locked up, how do I unlock it?
Linux (Solution 1): Press
Linux (Solution 2): Connect via SSH or TTY from an external computer, use top to find the application causing the problem and kill the application.
Linux (Solution 3): If you don’t mind loosing your xSession, press
Linux (Solution 4): I’ve never actually had to do this, but I believe you can reboot your computer to clear the problem
My computer locked up and I don’t want to loose my data, what do I do?
Windows: Yell at the computer.
Linux: Any of the Linux solutions above except for solution 4.