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ctrl+alt+f* is not working

I have ubuntu 12.04 installed on virtual box in Dell inspiron n5110. I have this problem from couple of weeks and did not get resolved yet after couple of searches. Pressing ctrl+alt+f(*) does not get ...
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How do I display Chinese/Japanese characters in a Linux VT console?

I have an installer program which runs in a default Ubuntu 12.04 Linux VT console and uses the "dialog" program to display simple graphical input boxes. After the user selects either Chinese or ...
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Virtual terminal (CTRL+ALT+(Fx) doesn't work

I'm trying to get to any virtual terminal by pressing CTRL+ALT+F4 (for example) but the only thing I get is a black screen with the underscore blinking in the upper-left corner. The only thing I can ...
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Changing the colors of lxterminal

How can I change the default colors of the lxterminal in Lubuntu using .bashrc?
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How to change terminal theme / behavior?

Like Excel / .Net / Java can terminal also be a user friendly ? In current scenario it's single colour window single font and working with merely zero GUI, limited people who are aware about commands ...
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How do I get Ctrl+Alt+F* virtual terminals to work in Ubuntu 12.04?

I know that the Ctrl+Alt+F* shortcuts go to virtual terminals. This worked fine up through 11.10. But in 12.04, all I get is a blank screen when using a Ctrl+Alt+F* shortcut; I can still go back to my ...
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Error while starting hadoop

When I try to run hadoop as bin/start-all.sh, I get this error.: mkdir: cannot create directory /home/prasanna/Desktop/hadoop/libexec/../logs: Permission denied chown: cannot access ...
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How to use xserver-xorg-video-modesetting?

I've installed xserver-xorg-video-modesetting, the generic modesetting driver. How can I use it? Can I now dynamically switch the resolution in virtual terminals (ctrl + alt + F1) without editing ...
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Terminator terminal emulator

My friend is using the Terminator terminal emulator but after purging and reinstalling the settings are retained and the most useful features such as splitting horizontally and vertically are not ...
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Ctrl C - isn't working

Can't for the life of me figure out how to get Ctrl-c to work. There are other programs I can't exit out of, but the one that bothers me the most tail -f filename. So what I tried to do to get out ...