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I entered the BusyBox console from the 'Select Language' screen using using Alt + F2 and now I want to return to the install process. If I type 'exit' I can get back to 'Please press Enter to activate this console.' but if I press 'Alt + F2' nothing happens. I have also tried with Ctrl and Ctrl + Alt F6.

The reason for all this is I am trying to install Ubuntu Server 14.04 on a Dell R410 using a USB stick but, for some reason, the installer gets stuck trying to load files off a CD drive that doesn't exist. To try and fix this I am following the instructions in this answer: https://askubuntu.com/a/130826

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Okay, so I discovered that the install itself runs from within BusyBox (ash), not vice versa. So to 'return' to the installer one can run

/sbin/debian-installer

Edit: I have since discovered Alt + F1 also works.

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