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Old 03-17-2003, 03:45 PM   #1
aetengoku
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gnome and x window question


do i need x windows to run command line only? if i dont need x windows then how do i uninstall gnome and x windows to go strictly command line?
 
Old 03-17-2003, 03:56 PM   #2
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no. If you don't have that much info on you can back it up and reinstall and just get a minimal install and don't select gone or kde.
 
Old 03-17-2003, 04:15 PM   #3
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what if i have to much info. how would i uninstall gnome or x window? is it possible without reinstalling the os?
 
Old 03-17-2003, 05:03 PM   #4
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you can uninstall gnome and X on Redhat using the rpm -e command (I think most of the rpm packages for X are called XFree-86-xxxxxxx.

If your booting into the gnome interface (GUI) then open /etc/inittab and change the line that says id:5:initdefault: to read id:3:initdefault: in order to boot into the command line
 
  


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