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I'm using Debian Jessie with GUI as host OS on my machine. I installed VirtualBox 5.18 along with its extension file. I created a CentOS 7 Server with GUI Virtual Machine. Whenever I press CTRL+ALT+F1~F6, the screen always takes me to Debian's CLI screen. What I want is CentOS CLI screen. Anyone???

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The host button and F1/F2 etc will do it for you. The host button inserts Ctrl + Alt on the guest system.

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SOLVED!!!

In Debain, use CTRL+ALT+F1~F6 to get into CLI. CTRL+ALT+F7 to GUI.

In CentOS, use HOST+F2~F6 to get into CLI. HOST+F1 to GUI.

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