Ubuntu: Switch to Console mode from GUI mode in GNOME

To switch from GUI mode to Console mode in GNOME use these shortcuts


To switch to Console mode:

Press ‘Ctrl + Alt + F1′ (F2 – F6)


To switch between consoles in Console mode

Press ‘Alt + F1′ (F2 – F6)


To switch back to GNOME GUI mode

Press ‘Alt + F7′