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FGCONSOLE

Section: Linux User's Manual (1)

Updated: 14 Feburary 2002

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NAME

fgconsole - print the number of the active VT.

SYNOPSIS

fgconsole [--help|--version|--next-available]

DESCRIPTION

If the active Virtual Terminal is /dev/ttyN, then prints N on standard output.

If the console is a serial console, then "serial" is printed instead.

--next-available
Will show the next unallocated virtual terminal. Normally 6 virtual terminals are allocated, with number 7 used for X; this will return "8" in this case.:

NOTES

Under devfs, the consoles are in /dev/vc/N. devfsd may maintain symlinks for compatibility.

SEE ALSO

chvt?(1).


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