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Old 02-25-2004, 06:22 PM   #1
euphoria
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Shutting down X


I was trying to install an nVidia driver...and it says I am running X...and it needs to be shut down...I don't know what to do. Help?
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Old 02-25-2004, 06:31 PM   #2
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Open a terminal and type:

init 3

Also, do a search here on 'init 3' and you'll see many posts about it.
 
Old 02-25-2004, 06:34 PM   #3
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I tried just now and it's an unknown command (mandrake 9.2..if that means anything)
 
Old 02-25-2004, 06:37 PM   #4
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Sorry, first type in:

su -
<password>
init 3

You should be root to run the command.

Edit: added the - to the su.

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