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Old 09-12-2011, 07:03 PM   #1
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not able to switch to virtual console

I am not able to switch to virtual console by pressing ctrl+Alt+F2 or F3. It does nothing. I want text console for PAM configuration. I have vmware player installed on windows7 and using SUSE linux through it.
I am not sure, is it installation problem of VMware?
Old 09-13-2011, 10:25 PM   #2
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It has been a while since i tried that from the dark side with Linux in the VM, but for some reason I feel like there's a shift button in there too:

ctrl+alt+shit+f2, etc
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