OS X: How to get the text console from the login screen

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How to get the text console from the login screen:
The things are pretty simple, you just have to write >console instead of your username, without any password. But first you have to set up "Display login windows" as "Name and password" in Login Options, like in the image below.
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In the same manner, you can input other commands, like:
>restart
>shutdown
>power

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