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Re: Turning of graphical interface



On Fri, Oct 15, 2004 at 01:04:45PM -0700, Mike Noble wrote:
> I know that some were between init 3 and init 5 the graphical interface
> is started or shutdown.  What I need is to turn off gdm so that you
> login to a text only interface.  Can anybody tell me were this is
> controlled from.

You're on the right track. Runlevel 5 starts gdm by default, and runlevel 3
doesn't. So you want to boot to runlevel 3. Edit /etc/inittab and change

 id:5:initdefault: 

to

 id:3:initdefault:

and there you go.

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Matthew Miller           mattdm mattdm org        <http://www.mattdm.org/>
Boston University Linux      ------>                <http://linux.bu.edu/>


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