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Console/error message on all TTY Fedora 20/21

I am running Fedora 20 and 21. I want to route the messages to one vtty. Specifically, vtty2 where I normally have root logged on when I'm at the keyboard. All other vtty's I'd like to must the ...
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fbcon - Use Android/MSM framebuffer device for boot console

I am trying to use a rooted Nexus 5 (msm 8974 chipset) device with Debian running with an X server and linux framebuffer boot console. I have recompiled the default Android hammerhead kernel (with ...
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resize console font in virt-manager

How do I resize/change the font used by virt-manager in the console window? Searching the intarwebs or the documentation does not reveal any information related to changing the console font size.
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Virtual Consoles run from different DVI output than X

My virtual consoles (Alt F1-Alt F6) run from a different DVI output than X does. This requires me to unplug my monitor when I want to start X, which is a pain. I'd like to set them both to be ...
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What are the differences between each virtual console (Ctrl+Alt F1 - F6)?

In Ubuntu, there are 6 virtual consoles, which can be accessed by pressing Ctrl +Alt + F1 - F6, and F7, to exit. What are the differences between these virtual consoles? Do they run different things, ...
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Console-based login into KDE Environment

I would like to have a console-based login instead of a graphical-based login manager. The current manager is KDM which is a part of the KDE environment in the Debian distribution. Removing the ...
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Linux Virtual Console bottom cut off

The bottom few lines are cut off in the Linux virtual console. I have switched around from nvidia drivers to the x-org servers and back, no luck. Interestingly, this issue occurs when booting from any ...
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Why do Linux systems have multiple virtual consoles?

We can switch to a text console by pressing Ctrl+Alt+F<1-7> on the keyboard. What are the uses of these consoles, and why are there multiple consoles?
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Sending change virtual console command in PuTTY

I'm trying to use PuTTY to change the virtual console on Linux via the usual key commands - Alt + F1 or Ctrl + Alt + F1 etc. However this doesn't work. Switching TTY should be simple and is something ...
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How to prevent Ctrl+Alt+F1 switching off from X?

How to change this sequence to, for example "Ctrl+Fn+F1" or temporarily disable it? @related: How to send Ctrl+Alt+F1 to window (to switch terminal remotely, not locally)?
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Use high resolution (same as desktop) in Linux virtual consoles

I want to use 1920x1080 in the virtual consoles, with: Debian Squeeze; proprierary ATI drivers. Switching back to the open source drivers, it works automatically, but I got no clue with these ...