X & interesting problem
Thierry Chatelet <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> 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  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
takes you to console. From there:
takes you back to X. Yes?
At console, you can cycle through consoles with ALT-Fx, F7 == X. Yes?
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