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Re: Switching virtual terminals



On Fri, 2008-06-06 at 15:48 -0500, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-06-06 at 10:21 -0430, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> > On Fri, 2008-06-06 at 09:10 -0500, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> > > On Fri, 2008-06-06 at 10:27 +1000, Cameron Simpson wrote:
> > > > On 05Jun2008 20:18, Jim Dever <jdever triad rr com> wrote:
> > > > > From X I can hit Alt-Ctrl-F1 or Alt-Ctrl-F2 to get to a virtual
> > > > terminal 
> > > > > but once there I can't get back to X (Alt-Ctrl-F7).  I can't even
> > > > change 
> > > > > to another virtual terminal (Alt-Ctrl-F1 through F6).
> > > > >
> > > > > I'm using a plain vanilla F9 install but have had this problem since
> > > > I  
> > > > > started using Fedora at F7.
> > > > 
> > > > I think it's Just Ctrl-, not Alt-Ctrl-, from text console land.
> > > > Or just Alt-. But anyway, only one of the modifiers, not both. 
> > > Then that is a change. Traditionally it has been ctrl-alt-Fx , with
> > > ctrl-alt-F7 taking you back to the X session.
> > 
> > That still works, but Alt-Fn also works from a text console (don't know
> > if that's a change or not since I always use the Ctrl-Alt-Fn version).
> > 
> > poc
> > 
> If by a text console you mean gnome-terminal, no it does not.

No, I mean a virtual console not running under X.

poc


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