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Old 03-26-2004, 09:10 AM   #1
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Stop booting into GUI in SuSE 9.0


Hopefully a nice easy one, but I have a new install of SuSE 9.0, standard install. I want to be able to close the GUI or ideally not boot into it at all.

How do I do this?
 
Old 03-26-2004, 09:21 AM   #2
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Edit /etc/inittab

You'll even find instructions on what to edit inside the file!

John
 
Old 03-26-2004, 09:31 AM   #3
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to close it, i think its
Code:
Alt+Ctrl+F2
to not boot at all, edit inittab like jkobrien said.
change Runlevel: to 3, instead 0f 5
 
Old 03-26-2004, 09:37 AM   #4
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Excellent, sorted it. Many thanks!
 
Old 03-26-2004, 10:19 AM   #5
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Alt+Ctrl+F2 doesn't really close the GUI. You have six different virtual terminals that you switch between using Alt+Ctrl+F[1-6]. When you start an Xsession it's opened in a seventh terminal (if you press Alt+Ctrl+F1 you'll see all the log messages) and so if you "close" it with Alt+Ctrl+F2 it will still be there waiting for when you press Alt+Ctrl+F7.

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