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

Mayuresh Kathe mayuresh at kathe.in
Tue Aug 30 18:11:50 IST 2016


hi,

i am not using x11, so there is no desktop mode.
my regular unix (cli) console is running at some kind-a high resolution
vga mode.

ctrl + alt + [1,2,3,4,5,6] all have that same high resolution mode
activated on them.

~mayuresh


On Tue, Aug 30, 2016 at 05:57:14PM +0530, Johnson Chetty wrote:
> Hey,
> 
> 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.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> 
> 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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> >
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Regards,
> Johnson Chetty
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