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Old 14th April 2011, 08:25 AM
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Switching terminal screens from Mac keyboard

Hi folks!

I'm using a standard MacPro keyboard attached to an IBM/Lenovo desktop machine running Fedora 14 server (no GUI). For some reason Alt+F2 doesn't switch to another terminal screen. I think I've also tried al possible control keys combinations, but alas...

Is there something to configure, or do I just have to stop being original and switch to 'normal' HP keyboard?

Thanks in advance.
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Old 9th May 2016, 07:17 PM
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Re: Switching terminal screens from Mac keyboard

I know this is a little late, but in case somebody else has the same question ...

Not sure if this will work for you, but it works for me.
<option><fn><F4> Puts me on tty4.

Regards,


John
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Old 9th May 2016, 07:53 PM
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Re: Switching terminal screens from Mac keyboard

It is "ctrl-alt-fn", not "alt-fn".

alt-fn should only work on the console itself - without a GUI.
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