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Old 02-20-2004, 06:37 AM   #1
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Closing Xwindow for good


How do i close Xwindow for good???
I tried killall x and ctrl+alt+bkspc but it still pops back. you kill it and it restarts. How do i close it so i can install nvidia's drivers...

I use Pingo, that is, a localised distro of redhat with KDE and GNOME; I use KDE. I also ticked the graphical login box in the installation program and I think that's the case. How can I change the login to be text, so the Xwindow will not start whenever I close it?

Thanks for the help in andvance!

Last edited by atom; 02-20-2004 at 06:44 AM.
 
Old 02-20-2004, 06:55 AM   #2
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edit /etc/inittab to read id:3:initdefault

then if you want X, just type startx.
 
Old 02-20-2004, 07:35 AM   #3
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You can just type

init 3

and you will exit XServer

-JAX
 
Old 02-20-2004, 07:57 AM   #4
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thanks guys, that did it. the init 3 doesn't seem to work though, but thanks anyway. Cu!
 
Old 02-20-2004, 09:20 AM   #5
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if you kill xwindows 5 times in a row it should drop you back to console anyway, but just edit your inittab as posted above.
 
Old 02-21-2004, 04:12 AM   #6
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Thanks, that really helped! We really should be getting this into the "success" section...
 
  


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