Re: Switching consoles
On Fri, Mar 18, 2005 at 02:44:59PM -0800, Michael wrote:
> When I installed ZipSlack on my girlfriend's laptop there was a thing
> where you could switchc between "virtual consoles" I think they were
> called. It was by pressing alt+left orr alt+right, does debian have
Ctrl-Alt-F1, Ctrl-Alt-F2, from X, or from another console, Alt-F1,
Alt-F2, etc. If you have pbbuttonsd installed, it might capture F1
etc, use Fn before or configure pbbuttonsd (/etc/pbbuttonsd.conf) with
KBDMode = fkeysfirst.
> I am interested in this because I would like to be able to spend more
> time in debian compiling and whatnot, and rright now the only way I can
Are you sure that you need to compile everything yourself? Just
asking... I think you would be fine with precompiled packages and
save quite a bit of time.
> When I did my limited work in minix there was a suite of tools called
> dostools I think, in which you didn't mount anything but put in a
> command and then the patition number, and the address of the file in
> that partition's tree and optionally a | <command> is there something
> like that for debian?
apt-cache search hfs
will help you.