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Re: there is gui but no login on console after boot

On Thu, 28 Sep 2017, davidson@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
Thing 3:

If you don't want to wait for reboot, don't feel like making big plans
for the future, and just want a VT now, as root do something like

# systemctl enable getty@tty8.service

As I just discovered, the "enable" line above is actually the easy way
of doing Thing 2.

If you only want a one-off tty, the following "start" line is all you

# systemctl start getty@tty8.service

and then Ctrl-Alt-F8.

Hope this helps.