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Old 10-22-2008, 10:11 AM   #1
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debian - switch kde to command

how can i switch from kde to command interface in Debian 4.0?
Old 10-22-2008, 10:34 AM   #2
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debian - switch kde to command

CTRL-ALT-F1 should do it. This will switch you to tty1. You can then go to back to X (KDE) with ALT-F7 since it is running on tty7. This works on Ubuntu so I am assuming that it will on Debian too.
Old 10-22-2008, 03:09 PM   #3
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That's it. it works.
thanks a lot.


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