1. Open up /etc/inittab and look for the following line
it may be 2 or 3,4,5
close and then open
on the runlevel shown in /etc/inittab move gdm/kdm/xdm down to stop
save and exit
Enter the command
You will have a line for gdm/kdm/xdm
kill the pid for thar service
This will kill X and put you in a console login
And the next time you reboot you will have a console login
2. Don't know
3. You might try apt-setup which will put the best mirrors in the apt sources.list file.
Last edited by darthtux; 05-27-2004 at 12:20 AM.