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Re: X & interesting problem

On Thursday 24 January 2008 12:00, Samuel Bächler wrote:
> >  Number one : I'm using Debian lenny repository. My desktop is gnome &
> >  my desktop manager is gdm. When i don't X server, it means i work
> >  with just console, i can switch to other consoles(with
> >  CTRL+ALT+F1...F7) But when i start gdm it means my X is up, i can't
> >  switch to other consoles.
> By default [1] things work like this:
> * If you are on X you can switch to say tty1 by pressing "CTRL+ALT+F1".
> * If you are on tty1 you can switch to tty2 by pressing "ALT+F2".
> * If you are on tty2 you can switch back to X by pressing "ALT+F7".
> I am stating this because your description was not clear enough for me. So,
> doesn't it work like this on your computer?

Not on mine: CTRL-ALt Fx switches to Fx console regardeless from where you 

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