Tutorial

Thomas w. Cranston cranston_tom at asapchoice.com
Thu Jul 21 23:00:03 UTC 2005


Phil Schaffner wrote:

>On Thu, 2005-07-21 at 12:37 -0500, Thomas w. Cranston wrote:
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>>Daniel Orzechowski wrote:
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>>>At 11:40 AM 7/21/2005, you wrote:
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>>>>Alt-Fi did not work.
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>>>>I am looking for a tutorial about the Linux Command line, that works 
>>>>with FC3
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>>>I said to use Control-Alt-F1. Hold down the Control and Alt keys, and 
>>>then hit F1, F2, F3, and so on.
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>>>And if you're looking for a command-line Linux guide and not a general 
>>>FC3 guide, do a Google search for "Bash shell tutorial" or something 
>>>similar. The Bash shell is the default command shell used with FC3. 
>>>Here's one I found: http://linux.org.mt/article/terminal
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>>>
>>>-- 
>>>Dan Orzechowski
>>>SAIC Marine Science and Technology Division
>>>401.848.4786
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>>Control Alt F1 instantly shut my computer down.
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>That would be surprising.
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>>I am afraid to perform 
>>Control Alt F2, etc. Why don't you try them and tell me what happens.
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>They will take you to virtual consoles 2-6.  Behavior similar to this
>has been the case since about Red Hat 3.0 IIRC (at least for the last
>several years, and no I don't mean RHEL 3 :-).  Are you sure that what
>you refer to as "instantly shut my computer down" is not just the black
>text screen with a virtual console login prompt?   Did you try Ctrl-Alt-
>F7 or Alt-F7 to get back to X?
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>Phil
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Yeah, I had to turn my computer on again.

I will try it again tonight when I am done using the computer.




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