Derek Broughton news at
Tue Jun 27 13:12:59 UTC 2006

Chris Neary wrote:

> I've no idea what the actual limit is - it may have increased since an
> older version of Linux, but surely with 63 (64?) ttys you end up doing
> claw-finger keystrokes! Ctrl-Shift-LeftAlt-Esc-WinModSpace+Fn1 for
> instance. ;-)
Never tried it, but I would guess "chvt 63" would do the job.  I _think_ the
limit is much higher than 63.  I'm sure the most tty/pts terminals I've
ever actually used at once must be < 10.

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