Ubuntu – How to get out of Ctrl + Alt + F3?


I pressed Ctrl+Alt+F3 by a mistake and then my computer showed a fullscreen terminal asking for my password and username, How do I get out of that?

Best Answer

  • Linux systems come with a bunch of virtual terminals, or VTs. Your graphical user interface on Ubuntu runs on VT 7, and VT 1 to VT 6 allow you to login via command line.

    You switched to VT3. Press Ctrl+Alt+F7 to get back.

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