FreeBSD 6-STABLE as guest in VMWare Player on Winxp host

Bill Moran wmoran at
Mon Aug 28 14:16:33 UTC 2006

In response to Niek Bouman <n.j.bouman at>:

> I'm running FreeBSD 6-STABLE as guest in the free VMWare Player on a 
> WinXP host.
> How can I switch between virtual terminals? Ctrl-Alt-F[n] doesn't work...
> By the way, is this the right mailing list to place this question?

This is more of a VMWare question than a FreeBSD question.

But I suspect you'll have to reconfigure VMWare not to intercept CTRL+ALT.
I seem to remember a configuration option for this somewhere.

Bill Moran
Collaborative Fusion Inc.

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