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Re: Re-starting X



Marcus Sattler wrote:

> Just hit ctrl+alt+f2 or f1 and goto another of the terminals.  Login as
> root, either stop and restart xserver or type init 3  and then init 5.

Thanks for the advice.
But when you say "stop and restart the X-server"
do you mean stop and restart X, eg in my case the process

/usr/X11R6/bin/X :0 -audit 0 -auth /var/gdm/:0.Xauth -nolisten tcp vt7

How exactly do I restart this?

Or do you mean stop and restart the processes
===============================================
root      2449  0.0  0.8 10420 2084 ?        S    00:39  
0:00 /usr/bin/gdm-binary -nodaemon
root      2581  0.1  1.1 10924 2808 ?        S    00:40  
0:00 /usr/bin/gdm-binary -nodaemon
===============================================
and if so, how?



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