[Mageia-dev] ANN: X11 now starts on tty1

Thierry Vignaud thierry.vignaud at gmail.com
Sat Dec 17 17:46:58 CET 2011

On 17 December 2011 11:26, Wolfgang Bornath <molch.b at googlemail.com> wrote:

> May be yes, may be no. I'm thinking about those computer adepts who
> have spent 10-15 years with the Ctrl-Alt-F1 combo, is it so easy to
> change a grown habit which is like the "Red = Stop!" paradigma? I'm
> thinking also about all those who spend time with different distros,
> having to change one of the most common procedures just for Mageia.
> I'm thinking of rather new Linuxers who follow advice in documentation
> - ALL docs on the net talk about Ctrl-Alt-F1, all generic books like
> Linux in a Nutshell or others talk about Ctrl-Alt-F1.

quite a lot more end users have tested other distro such as fedora so I
think there're now quite a lot more users who expect x11 on tty1 than
on those who expect it on tty7

> So, my question is whether a second's flickering during startup really
> justifies such a strong change?

you're kidding...

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