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Linux Troubleshooting FAQ Updated August 26th, 2003

How do I switch to a different virtual console?

By pressing
ctrl+alt+F?
where ? is a number from 1 to 6. You can be in a GUI when you do this.
To get back to the GUI, press ctrl+alt+F7

Hint: If you're not using a GUI, you only have to use ctrl+F[1-6]

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