Starting ubuntu in text-mode

Jimmy Wu jimmywu013+ubuntu-user-list at
Sat Sep 29 00:11:57 UTC 2007

On 9/28/07, James Takac <p3nndrag0n at> wrote:
> Hi
> Actually there are a number of consoles. CTRL ALT and F1 through F6 are
> text
> consoles. F7 is the GDM again
> James

Just wanted to add:
While in a text console, (F1-6), only ALT is needed to switch to another
virtual terminal.  CTL+ALT will work anywhere, but is only needed for
switching from gdm at the F7 terminal to a text based one.

Registered Linux User #454138
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