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Old 02-07-2008, 03:49 PM   #1
fricky747
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Question how do I disable GUI on startup in puppy linux?


I am new to linux and I have installed puppy linux on an old computer and am using it as a web server. I have configured puppy linux to boot automatically and all the server applications to start on startup. The intention being that I can put the server somewhere in my home without needing a monitor, keyboard, etc. and just need to turn it on and off. In order to get more memory & efficiency, I don't want the GUI to start on startup. How can I do this? And can I make it so that pushing the power button once shuts down the machine safely? Thanks in advance!
 
Old 02-07-2008, 04:45 PM   #2
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In /etc/inittab, look for the following section...
Code:
# Default runlevel. The runlevels used by RHS are:
#   0 - halt (Do NOT set initdefault to this)
#   1 - Single user mode
#   2 - Multiuser, without NFS (The same as 3, if you do not have networking)
#   3 - Full multiuser mode
#   4 - unused
#   5 - X11
#   6 - reboot (Do NOT set initdefault to this)
#
id:5:initdefault:
Change the id:# to which runlevel you want to boot to.
 
  


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