Re: Switching between X and Text mode terminals
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On Tue, 2 Feb 1999, Alfie Costa wrote:
> Is there an easy way, such as a few keystrokes or a command, to switch
> between text terminals and X, and vice-versa?
> That is, before running X, I can press 'Alt-F1' to get the first text
> terminal, 'Alt-F2' to get the second, and so on. Once I'm in X, this
> doesn't work. It seems as if one has to quit X to return to one of
> those other text terminals.
You need to add the control key to the mix when you're in X. Ctrl-Alt-F1
will switch you to the first virtual console when you're in X.
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