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Old 08-15-2003, 09:14 AM   #1
ichbinesderelch
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Unhappy howto start linux in text mode and not in graphical?


hey, i just wanna start linux in text mode to be able to install new nvidia drivers, but how to get in text mode?

greetings
 
Old 08-15-2003, 09:26 AM   #2
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If your using Redhat, edit your /etc/inittab file to start in runlevel 3 instead of 5.
 
Old 08-15-2003, 10:25 AM   #3
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whats the thing to change?
id:5:initdefault:.. instead of 5 to 3?
i'm not using linux very long so, well not that good at it
 
Old 08-15-2003, 10:32 AM   #4
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yeah. or to do it temporarily, just run "init 3" and then quit X
 
Old 08-15-2003, 11:09 AM   #5
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thx guys worked perfect
 
Old 08-20-2003, 07:11 PM   #6
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or control alt f1 ... up to f6 to create ... umm, sessions? in runlevel 3.. or [was it 1?]..
 
  


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