Section: Linux 1.x (1)
openvt will find the first available VT, and run on it the given command with the given command options, standard input, output and error are directed to that terminal. The current search path ($PATH) is used to find the requested command. If no command is specified then the environment variable $SHELL is used.
openvt can be used to start a shell on the next free VT, by using the command:
:openvt -- ls -l
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