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Old 05-04-2005, 10:56 AM   #1
dexton
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Switching To GUI from command line


which combination of keys do i press to switch from the command line to a graphical user interface, and visa versa.
 
Old 05-04-2005, 11:03 AM   #2
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you need to start up X Window to get to the GUI, try "startx" and see if that works.

Depending on the distro, pressing ctl-alt-f2 or f3, f4, etc will show you another virtual console.
 
Old 05-04-2005, 11:04 AM   #3
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If you've already got a GUI running, use Ctrl+Alt+F1 to F6 to switch between text consoles. Use Ctrl+Alt+F7 to get back to the GUI.

If you don't get a GUI starting on boot, then run startx.
 
Old 05-04-2005, 12:04 PM   #4
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You can either do command startx or initiate the X runlevel with the command init <runlevel>

Personally I prefer startx
 
  


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