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Old 06-19-2012, 02:50 PM   #1
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Access to command line and navigate on the web


Hi !
I am new to Linux, although I used to work with Unix and AIX long time ago (no windows) and I installed Open Suse, but I am having problems accessing web sites. I an using Firefox and I can access a web site, but if I click on a link inside that website, I always get an error that the website is not found, check your network connection, firewall, etc. etc. Looking on the web for some answers, I found several places that ask to go to the command line and type some commands, how can I access the command line on open suse?
Thanks for your help.
 
Old 06-19-2012, 03:07 PM   #2
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Try going to Applications > Accessories > Terminal
 
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Old 06-19-2012, 03:21 PM   #3
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on most distros, ctrl-alt-F1 will get you a terminal (command-line) window. Togo back to the GUI, typically ctrl-alt-F7, F8
, or F9
 
Old 06-19-2012, 03:37 PM   #4
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on most distros, ctrl-alt-F1 will get you a terminal (command-line) window. Togo back to the GUI, typically ctrl-alt-F7, F8
, or F9
I doubt that's what he's looking for, since he won't be able to easily copy/paste between terminals, look at multiple terminals simultaneously, test his web browser while working in the terminal, etc.

jsuarez12 - Are you running the gnome or KDE desktop environment?
 
Old 06-19-2012, 03:45 PM   #5
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on most distros, ctrl-alt-F1 will get you a terminal (command-line) window. Togo back to the GUI, typically ctrl-alt-F7, F8
, or F9
This is no longer true. The newer releases of Xorg, by default, disable that option and ctrl-alt-backspace to abort the X-server. If you want them enabled, you need to put something like this in /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/:
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$ cat /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/01-allow_zap.conf 
Section "ServerFlags"
  Option    "DontZap" "off"
  Option    "DontVTSwitch" "off"
EndSection
 
  


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