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Old 05-19-2004, 04:46 PM   #1
SharpyWarpy
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How to shell out of and back into xwindows?


How do you shell out of xwindows to the console and then go back to xwindows?
 
Old 05-19-2004, 04:50 PM   #2
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Do you mean shut down X? - try:
init 3

Then to get back:
init 5

If you want to leave it running and just get to a console
Ctrl+Alt+F1

Then to get back:
Ctrl+Alt+F7
 
Old 05-19-2004, 05:26 PM   #3
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You can get to a terminal without killing X, if you want... Just hit [ctrl]+[alt]+[fX], replacing X with a number from 1 through 6. Once into a terminal, you can move to another with just [alt]+[fX]. To get back to X, [alt]+[f7].
 
  


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