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Old 03-19-2008, 03:41 AM   #1
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how to kill xserver


hi im using ubuntu 7.10
i want to kill xserver?

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Old 03-19-2008, 04:51 AM   #2
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Ctrl + Alt + Backspace or
go to console: Ctrl + Alt + F1, type: killall X or
go to console: Ctrl + Alt + F1, type: /etc/init.d/gdm stop

First normally restarts Xserver, the other stop it permanently. Restart by typing: startx or /etc/init.d/gdm start.
 
  


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