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I'm looking for a way to bind for example the Ctrl+Alt+Ins key combination to a command line that would restart icewm (just to make it read the configuration files again and be aware of the edits).

So what should go into that .icewm/keys file ?

key "Alt+Ctrl+k" <tab> <...> ?

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If you want IceWM to re-read its configuration, send it a SIGHUP signal:

killall -SIGHUP icewm

See the Configuration chapter in the IceWM Manual.

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Great ! thanks. –  ychaouche Nov 5 '12 at 14:25
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