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Old 10-09-2003, 12:51 PM   #1
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starting linux


where do you change it to start up to the console instead of right into gui?
 
Old 10-09-2003, 12:56 PM   #2
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Change the run level from 5 to 3 in /etc/inittab

ie

su
root password

gedit /etc/inittab

change the line that says:

id:5:initdefault:

to

id:3:initdefault:

Last edited by Skyline; 10-09-2003 at 01:02 PM.
 
Old 10-09-2003, 02:15 PM   #3
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And I think Debian(maybe Mandrake?) the level for GUI may be 4 instead of 5.
 
Old 10-09-2003, 03:18 PM   #4
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Mandrake GUI mode is 5 - incidentally Slackware is 4.
 
  


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