creating console terminals

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creating console terminals

Postby floydsmith » 2020-03-07 12:15

can a Debian user create console terminals invoked by keyboard function keys like F1 F2 etc. :shock:
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Re: creating console terminals

Postby Head_on_a_Stick » 2020-03-07 13:03

Debian will auto-launch up to six (a)gettys when the user switches to the relevant TTY screen with <ctrl>+<alt>+{F1 to F6} (or just <alt>+F{whatever} if you're already at a console; <alt>+{left or right arrow} will also switch).

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man systemd-getty-generator

To increase the number of available TTYs edit /etc/systemd/logind.conf and uncomment & change the NAutoVTs= line, see the logind.conf man page for more on this.
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