Multiple simultaneous ttys

Peter B. Steiger pbs_lists_001 at
Thu Sep 13 20:31:26 PDT 2007

On Thu, 2007-09-13 at 19:09 -0700, Richard Caldwell wrote:
> When I type [CTRL]+[Fn] nothing happens! Is there something I need to
> do to enable this facility?

You need ALT+Fn, not CTRL.  Also, if you are using one of the ttys for
an X window session (so you can read mail and surf the web during long
builds), you'll need CTRL+ALT+Fn to switch out of the GUI and back to a
console tty.

Peter B. Steiger
Cheyenne, WY

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