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

Micah micahjon at
Mon Aug 28 15:45:06 UTC 2006

Niek Bouman wrote:
> 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?
> Thank you,
> Niek Bouman

As long as you're not in an X11 session, plain old Alt+Fn works to 
switch terminals. If you are in X11, I think there's a way to change the 
key combination to something else. Check with Google.


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