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Re: How to start in text mode and run startx after?



On Wed, 2004-10-20 at 07:14 -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> On Wed, 20 Oct 2004, Douglas Furlong wrote:
> 
> > On Wed, 2004-10-20 at 13:07 +0200, Cavicchini Paolo wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > > I installed Fedora Core 2 without any problem.
> > > When I boot the server, the system start in graphic mode by itself.
> > > I would like to start the system in text mode and launch the GUI by hand
> > > with "startx".
> > >
> > > Where can I tell fedora to start in text mode?
> > If you edit /etc/inittab, and change the line
> > id:5:initdefault:
> > to
> > id:3:initdefault:
> >
> > This will boot your system in to run level 3 (not graphical).
> 
> and if you're already in run level 5, and make this change, you can
> just switch to run level 3 at any time with:
> 
>   # init 3
Don't you mean telinit 3?

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