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[Bug 1520059] [NEW] ctrl-alt-f1 has no effect


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I am working in a stable install of Ubuntu 15.10.  Everything seems to
be working fine but I needed to install nvidia drivers.  When I attempt
to drop to terminal, as X must be off before I can do the install, I
used ctrl-alt-f1 but nothing happens.

I have rebooted multiple times and updated but this has had no effect.
If I kill X manually I am dropped to something that looks like the boot-
up sequence and can not type.  I can use ctrl-alt-delete to reboot once
I am there but nothing else seems to work.

ctrl-alt-f1 works fine on my Ubuntu 15.04 macbook but does not work on
my desktop PC running 15.10.

Expected Results:
ctrl-alt-f1 should drop me into a terminal where I can login.

Actual Results:
ctrl-alt-f1 does nothing, and system continues to operate in normal unity mode.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 15.10
Package: util-linux 2.26.2-6ubuntu3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.2.0-18.22-generic 4.2.3
Uname: Linux 4.2.0-18-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.19.1-0ubuntu5
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Wed Nov 25 21:45:43 2015
InstallationDate: Installed on 2015-10-24 (32 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 15.10 "Wily Werewolf" - Release amd64 (20151021)
SourcePackage: util-linux
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

** Affects: linux (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

** Tags: amd64 apport-bug wily
ctrl-alt-f1 has no effect
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