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Re: Enable/Disable GUI on bootup



Tony Heaton wrote ..
> If your using grub, press enter when you get to the grub prompt. This
> takes you to the boot list.  Press e to edit and add a 3 and then boot.
> This boots to run level 3 which doesn't start x.  Once your done in
> terminal mode you need to run init 5 as root.  This will start the gui
> login.  You can also just type startx in a terminal to get X running.


I like what your saying, but add a 3 to a specific line, or append to the end?

If I'm in run level 3 and I type startx, is it the same as switching to run level 5?  I think yes, but what's the point of having different commands?

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