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I cannot open a virtual console

asked 2015-04-02 09:22:05 -0500

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updated 2015-04-02 09:38:11 -0500

Hi, I'm running an updated fresh native install of fedora 21 on my HP choromebook 14 netbook (Falco model). Everything seems fine except I can't manage to open a virtual console.. tried ALT - Fn combinations and CTRL - ALT - Fn ones. The only thing I managed to do was opening tty4 (which is completely working) with CTRL - ALT- F4 but when then using again any other CTRL -ALT -Fn combination I'm neither able to go back to the x session console or any other (I just get symbols on the screen).

Any suggestion please? Many thanks!

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answered 2015-04-03 08:24:42 -0500

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updated 2015-04-03 23:49:21 -0500

see this wiki for a solution, but it maybe outdate (and not sure about if the file must be created in /etc/udev/hwdb.d or in a different folder on a Fedora system): https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/...

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