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Old 10-19-2004, 06:30 AM   #1
yash_bartarya
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shifting from text mode to gui and back


hi guys i am new to linux redhat 9.0 i want to practice some commands but every time i log in i loads into gui mode .how do i shift between the both text mode and gui mode in windows we hace command prompt do we have anything like it in linux
 
Old 10-19-2004, 06:43 AM   #2
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ctrl+alt+f2
you can get a different console f3 to f6

You get back to the GUI by pressing
ctrl+alt+f7

Or you can open an X-Terminal. It will be in your menu.
 
Old 10-19-2004, 07:19 AM   #3
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Re: shifting from text mode to gui and back

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Originally posted by yash_bartarya
hi guys i am new to linux redhat 9.0 i want to practice some commands but every time i log in i loads into gui mode .how do i shift between the both text mode and gui mode in windows we hace command prompt do we have anything like it in linux
A distro would be beneficial
As darthtux suggested, you can switch virtual consoles
- or -
If you using KDE, follow these steps:
"K" button -> System -> Terminals -> Konsole
There's your "command prompt"
 
Old 10-19-2004, 08:22 AM   #4
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If you use Gnome. Right click on desktop and click "Open Terminal". Now, command away Everything but "su"
 
  


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