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Old 08-23-2002, 02:11 AM   #1
vinhhv
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Question How to return text mode


Dear all,
How to boot Linux in text mode default ?
Now my Linux is booting in X11 mode
Thank you very much
 
Old 08-23-2002, 03:00 AM   #2
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Edit your /etc/inittab file, and change the 5 to a 3 in the default line.

The line would look something like: 'id5:initdefault:' Change that to 3.
 
Old 08-24-2002, 10:33 PM   #3
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Alternately,
You can press Ctrl+Shift+F1 to go to a char mode.
To come back to GUI, press
Ctrl+Shift+F7.
 
Old 08-25-2002, 03:25 AM   #4
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Hi,
Do "chkconfig --list"
then for xwindows
do "chkconfig --level 2345 xwindows off"

regards
Krishna
 
  


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