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Old 04-10-2011, 10:56 PM   #1
Mattrhorn
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Exclamation Shutting Down X Server


I really need some help

ok well i installed Ubuntu 10.10 like 2 weeks ago on my computer and I have Spent like A week and a half trying to shut down the X Server. I am trying to install an nvidia driver to my computer... all of the option and ways to do it would be helpfull... any more information needed i will give to you (NVIDIA-Linux-x86-260.19.44.run)
 
Old 04-10-2011, 11:23 PM   #2
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"init 3" is one Pop Favorite
 
Old 04-11-2011, 05:14 AM   #3
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init 3 or booting into text mode are the safest ways .
Another way I can think of is (I don't know if this is a good way of doing it )
press cntrl+alt+f1
login and then run the command

pkill gdm
 
Old 06-09-2011, 02:36 AM   #4
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pkill X
is another possible option
 
  


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