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    6 terminals?

    Why does the typical Linux setup have/emulate 6 terminals(tty1 to tty6)? isn't it enough with 1 or 2?

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    Re: 6 terminals?

    default behaviour for most distros. press ctrl+alt+F1-6 to access them ctrl+alt+F7 to get back. they have their uses.

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