[Ilugc] how to toggle between shell prompt and GUI desktop in Ubuntu?

S.Mahalingam smal at ccmb.res.in
Tue Dec 2 12:06:44 IST 2008


Kapil Hari Paranjape wrote:
> Hello,
>
> On Fri, 28 Nov 2008, Ashok Gautham wrote:
>   
>> On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 4:30 PM, S.Mahalingam <smal at ccmb.res.in> wrote:
>>     
>>> Could anyone suggest the shortcut key by which one can toggle between shell
>>> prompt(CLI) and GUI Desktop in Ubuntu 8.0.4 LTS Server Edition?
>>>
>>>       
>> I am not sure if this will help. But here goes.
>> Use tilda.
>>     
>
> Using a dropin terminal is a great idea. I think that you can also do
> this with any regular terminal like gnome-terminal by a suitable
> keybinding using (say) xbindkeys.
>
> Of course, if you want to use the "console mode" most of the the time
> you may want to check out INX (INX is not X).
>
> Kapil.
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Hello

Yesterday, one of our ILUGC member sent a mail asking me to check the 
/var/log/message about the "tty", I had missed that mail and somehow it 
is not retrievable.
May I request that gentleman to resend the same mail so that I can 
explore further on this issue?.

with thanks
s.mahalingam



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