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Old 05-21-2005, 05:10 AM   #1
aeuzent
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Easy Question


Ok here's an easy one

I need to boot up Fedora Core 3 without the X Windows system, text only


I need to know how to do that
 
Old 05-21-2005, 06:01 AM   #2
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If you want to save this setting permanently, edit the file /etc/inittab and change the initdefault setting (near the top) from 5 to 3.

Alternatively, append 3 to the kernel boot options when you boot up. With LILO you can just type this in when choosing the option to boot. I don't know how to do this with GRUB.
 
Old 05-21-2005, 09:06 AM   #3
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Hi,

You can configure the packages that you want to get installed during installation of the OS ...remove X server and corresponding window manager software, and allow installation to continue ...

Like Lee told you, modify /etc/inittab file accordingly...

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