The character based display-interface between human and computer.

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Switching from Xorg to console does not work

I am running Debian testing with Xfce. When I boot the machine I can see some usual booting messages, the last message is this: Waiting for /dev to be fully populated ... After a short time (1-2 ...
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TTY not work after X starts

I have a HP Envy4 5306tx laptop with Intel+Nvidia dual cards, and I install fedora 19 X64 on it without NVidia proprietory driver. However, there are some problems about the X and TTY。 The TTYs are ...
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Customizing console appearance [duplicate]

I recently made this thread about disabling the lightdm auto start. I got the solution I wanted, but some things are really unpleasant. For example when using ls directories are colored dark blue ...
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What is the difference between a terminal and a console in unix? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the exact difference between a 'terminal', a 'shell', a 'tty' and a 'console'? What is the difference between a terminal and a ...
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How do I make the first column on Linux, FreeBSD, and NetBSD visible? [on hold]

I cannot see the first character on the console, and I really need to fix this ASAP. This is only for the full screen console. I've tried the auto setting on my monitor, but it didn't do anything.
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how do I save my buffer in vi without exiting?

how do I save my buffer in vi without exiting? .