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Old 09-08-2003, 07:29 PM   #1
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Exiting X

I'm new to using Xwindows and I'm much more accustom to the console. I would like to get back to the console but it is seemingly impossible. Whenever I logout or press Ctrl+alt+backspace it takes me back to a graphical login prompt. I use RH9 btw.

I also don't want the emulated terminal, that does me no good.

Thank you.
Old 09-08-2003, 07:37 PM   #2
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As root user - change the 5 to a 3 in this line in your /etc/inittab file




save and reboot - youll be in console mode


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