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Old 04-05-2005, 01:48 PM   #1
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virtual console

i read in unleased that you can use 63 virtual console in cli mode. i can add virtual console in /etc/inittab but there are 12 function keys how can i access more console like i access alt+f1, alt+f2.............alt+f12.

Old 04-05-2005, 04:00 PM   #2
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chvt 32
would open up vt 32 if it exists..

Im not sure if this works as a normal user, I myself get an error if trying to envoke as a normal user..

another moethod that was so simple it slipped my mind:
alt+left|right arrow cycles vt:s.. Tho this can get a tad hectic if you have over 12 of them.. d:

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Old 04-05-2005, 11:20 PM   #3
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thanks i'll check it


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