No Terminals in Hardy Heron

James Tappin sjt at
Wed Sep 3 16:56:46 UTC 2008

On Wed, 3 Sep 2008 12:19:36 -0400
"Brian McKee" <brian.mckee at> wrote:

BM> On Wed, Sep 3, 2008 at 12:13 PM, ghe <ghe at> wrote:
BM> > Hash: SHA1
BM> >
BM> > Linda Hanigan wrote:
BM> >
BM> >> I just upgraded to LTS 8.04 Hardy Heron from Lts 6.06. I know can
BM> >not > access terminal windows with Alt+ctrl+F1-F6.
BM> >
BM> > Geez! Did they do that, too? I hadn't noticed yet -- I don't use
BM> > those terminals much because the GUI emulators display so many
BM> > more lines, and they can be scrolled back.
BM> Glen - if she doesn't have them it's a bug, not by design.
BM> I hear where you are coming from - but it doesn't apply here :-)
BM> Generally speaking the Ubuntu guys seem to leave everything there to
BM> use, it's the users that don't want to know about it!

I think this has to be a system problem, certainly on Kubuntu HH I have
no problems getting at the virtual terminals (though on the desktop box
for some reason the X session is on VT 9 not 7 -- but it is 7 on my

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