This article is from a FAQ concerning SCO operating systems. While some of the information may be applicable to any OS, or any Unix or Linux OS, it may be specific to SCO Xenix, Open There is lots of Linux, Mac OS X and general Unix info elsewhere on this site: Search this site is the best way to find anything.
On Linux, "chvt 3" will switch to virtual console 3 and so on.
For SCO (only on the console) you can use the following ESCAPE sequence to switch (for example) to multiscreen '4':
The general syntax is:
where 'x' is a number ranging from 0 to 11 corresponding to the default 12 available console multiscreens.
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