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[[Category:Boot process (English)]]
 
[[Category:Boot process (English)]]
{{i18n|Getty}}
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{{i18n|getty}}
  
 
Generally started from /etc/[[inittab]] to allow login on a terminal.
 
Generally started from /etc/[[inittab]] to allow login on a terminal.
  
== Agetty ==
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== agetty ==
  
[[Agetty]]. Part of {{Package Official|util-linux}} package.
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[[agetty]]. Part of {{Package Official|util-linux}} package.
  
Agetty modifies the TTY settings while waiting for a login so that newlines are not translated to CR–LFs. This tends to cause a "staircase effect" for messages printed to the console (printed by programs started by [[Init]] for instance).
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agetty modifies the TTY settings while waiting for a login so that newlines are not translated to CR–LFs. This tends to cause a "staircase effect" for messages printed to the console (printed by programs started by [[Init]] for instance).
  
== Fgetty ==
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== fgetty ==
  
[[Fgetty]]. AUR: {{AUR|fgetty}}. Derived from Mingetty. Does not cause the "staircase effect". The patched [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=50943 fgetty-pam] is currently required for PAM (incl. SHA-2) support.
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[[fgetty]]. AUR: {{AUR|fgetty}}. Derived from mingetty. Does not cause the "staircase effect". The patched [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=50943 fgetty-pam] is currently required for PAM (incl. SHA-2) support.
  
 
== Others ==
 
== Others ==
  
* '''[[Mingetty]]''' package: {{Pkg|mingetty}}
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* '''[[mingetty]]''' package: {{Pkg|mingetty}}
* '''[[Qingy]]''' package: {{Package Official|qingy}}
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* '''[[qingy]]''' package: {{Package Official|qingy}}
* '''[[Fbgetty]]''' package: {{Package Official|fbgetty}}
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* '''[[fbgetty]]''' package: {{Package Official|fbgetty}}
* '''[[Ngetty]]''' AUR: {{Package AUR|ngetty}}
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* '''[[ngetty]]''' AUR: {{Package AUR|ngetty}}
* '''[[Rungetty]]''' AUR: {{Package AUR|rungetty}}
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* '''[[rungetty]]''' AUR: {{Package AUR|rungetty}}
* '''[[Mgetty]]''' AUR: {{Package AUR|mgetty}}
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* '''[[mgetty]]''' AUR: {{Package AUR|mgetty}}
  
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==

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Generally started from /etc/inittab to allow login on a terminal.

agetty

agetty. Part of Template:Package Official package.

agetty modifies the TTY settings while waiting for a login so that newlines are not translated to CR–LFs. This tends to cause a "staircase effect" for messages printed to the console (printed by programs started by Init for instance).

fgetty

fgetty. AUR: fgettyAUR. Derived from mingetty. Does not cause the "staircase effect". The patched fgetty-pam is currently required for PAM (incl. SHA-2) support.

Others

See also