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Old 03-26-2004, 02:51 PM   #1
chongluo
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log into the command line only screen at bootup


I'm using fedora core, each time it boot up, it will automatically log into the graphical user interface,
but i would like it to be in shell prompt at startup?
pls how can i achive it and vice versa?
 
Old 03-26-2004, 02:59 PM   #2
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edit your /etc/inittab file and change the default run level from 5 to 3. the line to change will look something like:

id:5:initdefault:
 
Old 03-26-2004, 03:00 PM   #3
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There is a line in the /etc/inittab file that needs to be changed. It is...

id:5:initdefault:

change it to...

id:3:initdefault:

in other words, chenge the 5 to a 3

Reboot and you're done. Change it back to 5 to boot into GUI again, or at the command prompt type "init 5"

Good luck.
 
  


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