Gratuitous Window Dressing, Part 3

Some of us just can't seem to get enough. Whether it be food, drink, and um, or, you know...stuff. For some people, that's true of their desktops. It is with this rather fumbled introduction that I welcome you, one and all, to yet another week of gratuitous window dressing here at the "SysAdmin's Corner", where too much of a good thing is just about right.


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interesting article, and interestingly written. I learned several things and thank you for that!

Your article makes me think that you might be able to shed your light into one of the dark corners of a mystery, were you willing, and if you had time to reply..

I am running Suse 10,and I boot into runlevel 3 and use startx to start Xwindows. Before I go to Xwindows (and after I come back out) I can use Ctl-Alt-(F1-F7) and switch between consoles. During my X session, I cannot change to a text console. Using xev I think that the key presses are correctly detected. I added a command in my xorg.conf file: DontVTSwitch False. But that didn't affect anything. VT and text consoles may not be the same thing, I have learned just today.

Have you any light fort this dark corner? Or can you point me to a place to learn more?