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Old 08-14-2005, 09:54 AM   #1
porsher_puddles
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simple question


i type init 3 to take me out of x, then i type startx to get back to my desktop, but when i go to shut down the computer i only have logout, instead of the other options, end current session,turn off comput and restart, how do i get those options back,?
 
Old 08-14-2005, 09:56 AM   #2
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You have to start in runlevel 5 once again.. just logout, at the console type /sbin/shutdown -r now or /sbin/shutdown -h now, -r means to reboot, -h means to halt or shutoff.

The next time you boot up, you should be back in runlevel 5 and it will have all the available options you previously had.
 
Old 08-14-2005, 09:58 AM   #3
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Just remember to run "init 5" instead of "startx".
 
  


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