CTRL-ALT-F1 doesn't work

Tom H tomh0665 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 17 20:53:45 UTC 2010

On Sun, Oct 17, 2010 at 3:03 PM, Joep L. Blom <jlblom at neuroweave.nl> wrote:
> Has anybody a clue why CTRL-ALT-F1 (or F2 or F3, etc.) suddenly doesn't
> work??
> Ubuntu Karmic AMD-64 and I cannot find special key-bindings anywhere.
> It is weird as I cannot start a terminal to do some serious
> disk-cleaning/testing to see if he is definitively going to the disk bin.

Check your process list for ttys.

Check your keyboard (System-Preferences-Keyboard) for alt and ctrl key behavior.

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