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Old 06-26-2005, 07:19 PM   #1
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Question how to switch to virtual console when using xfce?


Hello all,

XFCE4 doesn't seem to respect the default CTRL-ALT-F1, etc combos to switch to the virtual consoles. How do I force xfce to operate in the proper way, or how do i conform to xfce's mechanism for this? Thanks.

Peace.
 
Old 06-26-2005, 10:06 PM   #2
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I'm using XFCE 4.2 under Slackware right now, but I can get a console via "Ctrl-Alt-F6" and I can return to the GUI via "Ctrl-Alt-F7"...
 
Old 06-27-2005, 01:42 PM   #3
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add to /etc/X11/XF86Config-4
in the section Server Flags this

Option "HandleSpecialKeys" "always"
 
Old 06-27-2005, 06:50 PM   #4
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thanks, that worked perfectly.

the section happens to be "ServerLayout" on a Debian system where that option should be placed...for those who happen to care...
 
  


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