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Re: Enable/Disable GUI on bootup



On Thursday 09 March 2006 22:00, Tim Alberts wrote:
> 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?

It wouldn't be linux if there was only one way

Anne

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