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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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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 /home/...
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Using mouse in Ubuntu 14.04 Virtual Terminal Inside VMWare

I need to use mouse pointer and click functionality while using virtual terminal in Ubuntu 14.40 running on VMWare virtual machine. I've installed gpm with this command sudo apt-get install gpm but ...
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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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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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Virtual Terminal For Ubuntu 15.04

I'm new to ubuntu and unix-based systems in general so i wanted to ask what the best terminal emulator would be to connect to a mid-1980's ibm 5150 over a d25 serial cable? Any help would be greatly ...
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kubuntu dolphin trash error

I need major help...I have a Linux Ubuntu running computer. I'm trying to delete my trash folder which at the time of doing so is empty, but it keeps popping up as an error. I tried millions of things ...
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I can login to my Xubuntu X desktop but not virtual terminal

I recently bought a Dell computer with Xubuntu installed on it. I was able to change the login and password, and can log in to the X desktop, but when I use Ctrl+Alt+F2 (or any other F keys), the ...
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/usr/bin/script hangs, how to debug

Context In Ubuntu 16.04 /usr/bin/script freezes sometimes in situation where it never did in other distros (including older Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora). For details see the bug I reported on Bug #...
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Screen application shortcut closes terminal

Hi whenever i tried to connect usb port with screen application. screen /dev/ttyUSB0 115200 works well. But whenever tried to do it in a shortcut, terminal closes but screen works on background. ...
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Fglrx driver black VT ctrl-alt-f(*)

I had a similar issue to this: tty (ctrl+alt+F1-6) black screen I tested to make sure it wasn't off screen I switched to the mesa driver and the VT came back. So I believe it is an error with fglrx. ...
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How do I disable GDM's automatic screen locking *after a virtual terminal (VT) change*? It's too buggy and never works correctly

Every so often either my touchpad stops behaving or some program (Firefox or QEMU) freezes my system and I have to switch to a virtual terminal to fix it (merely switching to a VT and back fixes the ...
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What can I do? Reinstall Ubuntu

I was trying to move (delete) from Kubuntu back to Ubuntu. And now I can't do anything. When I turn on my laptop after the Thinkpad image there's nothing. Just a black screen. I mean I can use GRUB ...
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Virtual terminals filling 1/4 of monitor space

I don't want X11. This is done, but the cols/rows of my virtual terminals is too small. I have the font set to one I like. I have already followed much advice but I just cannot find a way to make the ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 graphical interface doesn't start

I have got a problem with my Ubuntu. I accidentally closed the graphical interface by pressing Strg+Alt+F1. I returned to the graphical interface by pressing Strg+Alt+F7. Everything seemed fine, but ...