Start new session...

George Staikos staikos at
Wed Oct 9 21:24:12 BST 2002

On October 9, 2002 14:36, Thomas Zander wrote:
> This is far too technical. Many terms are unknown to the target audience.
> - X-server -> screen
> - virtual terminal -> screen
> - session is plainly wrong since that is the other feature we allready had.
>   and the reason I have problems with this.
>   Lets make it; screen :)
> - video driver -> machines/configurations
> <b>You have chosen to create a new screen instead of resuming an allready
> existing one.</b><br>
> You will get a new screen for your login, while another screen is allready
> running. You can switch between these screens using the key combination;
> CTRL-ALT-Fn, pressing all three keys at the same time. The Fn is the F-key
> where F7 is normally the first, and F8 the second.<br>
> <b>Warning</b>: on some machines running multiple screens can crash the
> machine.
> Idea; put the F7 and F8 as 'args' in the i18n string so distros can change
> the output while not effecting translations.

   Screen is a bad term to use.  I have two screens, but only one login 


George Staikos

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