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Old 03-29-2012, 05:17 AM   #1
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/etc/securetty vc/0 vc/1 console

Could someone please explain the differences between tty1-7 and vc/0 and console.I am refering to /etc/securetty file.
Also how can you enable the console and vc/0 vc/1 in your etc/securetty ?
Do you just append them via an echo command to your file or?
Please let me know
Distro is an opensuse and I am curious about this topic.
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tty 1 through 7 are the computer terminals which you can access directly, like on standalone computer whereas virtual console are like accessing the terminal via putty for an example.
Rest you can check on google.


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