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Old 05-06-2004, 11:22 PM   #1
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How to change login screen?


I have installed RH9 and choose to have a graphical greeter, what if I wanted to go back to text login...can u show me the command...I want to start RH9 on text mode...and i want to start x manually....
 
Old 05-06-2004, 11:25 PM   #2
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/etc/inittab

id:5:initdefault:

Change the 5 to a 3
 
Old 05-07-2004, 12:00 AM   #3
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Stupid question but since someone already brought this up.....how do you start X Windows at a prompt, one of thing i would like to know and really never found an answer.
 
Old 05-07-2004, 12:33 AM   #4
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startx usually does the trick

usually located in /usr/X11R6/bin
 
Old 05-07-2004, 01:00 AM   #5
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similarly, xinit, especially if you want to specify which window manager you want to use, for example:

xinit /usr/bin/fluxbox
or
xinit /usr/X11RC/bin/uwm
 
Old 05-07-2004, 05:26 AM   #6
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Stupid question but since someone already brought this up.....how do you start X Windows at a prompt, one of thing i would like to know and really never found an answer.

"Learning begins at first step, boasting starts at the top"
 
Old 05-07-2004, 05:28 AM   #7
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Originally posted by Technoslave
/etc/inittab

id:5:initdefault:

Change the 5 to a 3

Thanks man, thank god there are still people like u who keep a helping hand
 
  


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