[ILUG-BOM] and now debian does me in ...

Johnson Chetty johnsonchetty at gmail.com
Tue Aug 30 17:57:14 IST 2016


If I get you correctly, you want a tty?

Ctrl+Alt + [1,2,3,4,5,6] is tty mode which is fairly low res.

Ctrl + Alt + 7 gets you back to the desktop mode.


On 30 August 2016 at 17:48, Mayuresh Kathe <mayuresh at kathe.in> wrote:

> hi, i had been working with the high resolution of the console as
> delivered with ubuntu server distribution, hated it, but had to make do
> since i couldn't find material which could show me a way to switch off
> the 'vga' mode.
> last night, i migrated away from ubuntu, it's too big for my tastes.
> on debian jessie, and this too has that same high resolution console.
> i have tinkered around with the console-setup and grub files which only
> afforded me a regular console on grub, but after grub transfers command
> to the operating system, i am still stuck with a high resolution
> console.
> is there any solution for this problem?
> and ah, yes, i still work at the console, no x11 for me.
> thanks,
> ~mayuresh
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Johnson Chetty

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