[CentOS] X11 virtual screens on centos 5
dag at centos.org
Mon Sep 24 01:27:47 UTC 2007
On Mon, 24 Sep 2007, Dag Wieers wrote:
> On Sun, 23 Sep 2007, William L. Maltby wrote:
> > On Sun, 2007-09-16 at 21:48 -0400, Ross S. W. Walker wrote:
> > > William L. Maltby wrote:
> > > >
> > > > On Tue, 2007-09-04 at 21:40 -0400, Jerry Geis wrote:
> > > > ><snip>
> > > There exists a command-line command to do this as well, 'chvt' which
> > > is part of the kbd package.
> > I want to add openvt, just for completeness and because it lets me get
> > really greedy about VTs. With default of 6 (*usually* more than enough)
> > and occasional need for more, I can then use 7->24(? unless default X is
> > running, then 8->*). Since I don't have to login to the new terminal
> > screens, it satisfies my laziness gene.
> Interesting, I knew a tool called 'open' that seemed similar to what you
> call 'openvt', so I looked on a RHEL4 and noticed that the 'open' and
> 'openvt' man pages are almost identical.
Let me also enlighten this list with another *nifty* tool to handly VTs,
called 'conspy'. It allows you to view or take over one of your VTs. (eg.
when you want to log out from your console remotely)
If you know of similar tools, I'd be interested as well :)
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