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Re: [Qemu-discuss] Running different applications in separate windows or

From: Phil Ehrens
Subject: Re: [Qemu-discuss] Running different applications in separate windows or tabbed console window
Date: Fri, 26 Jul 2013 13:06:16 -0700
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

Jakob Bohm wrote:
> On 23-07-2013 14:43, Barath K. Seshadri wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >I'm trying to start a qemu instance (X86), and run multiple
> >applications at the same time. Currently, I have one application
> >that shows up on the main console window and I can do a Ctrl+Alt+2
> >to get to the qemu monitor. But, is there a way to start another
> >application which will show up in a different console window, a
> >separate tab or separate window while the original app is still
> >there and I can alternate between the two?
> >
> >
> Inside the "main console", you have access to all facilities of the Guest
> OS, such asLinux virtual consoles.  Getting the hot keys for switching
> virtual consoles toreach the Guest VM and not the Host OS is a fun
> exercise in keyboard juggling.
> For even more UI options, give the Guest VM a graphical console (SDL,
> VNC etc.), then you can use the full graphical console features of the
> Guest OS.

Power users (A lovely old term from the 90's) will run "screen" in their
Linux consoles: http://www.gnu.org/software/screen/
once you start using it, you will look down and snort with derision at
those who have not yet discovered the wonder of 'screen'.

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