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Old 12-28-2009, 07:15 PM   #1
cynicalpsycho
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stripping ubuntu, problem with removing GDM


I recently decided I was gonna cut some of the crap out of my Ubuntu 9.10 installation.
So one of the first things I decided I was gonna do was remove GDM.
The only problem is once I did that Ubuntu throws up this ugly prompt asking if I wanted to go to low graphics mode, terminal, or 2 other options.

I was wondering if anyone knows how to make this ugly box go away, and instead boot directly into the terminal.
 
Old 12-28-2009, 08:59 PM   #2
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Hi.

Try:
$ sudo update-rc.d -f gdm remove

Dave
 
Old 12-29-2009, 10:27 PM   #3
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Booting into CLI :

Please edit the text file /etc/X11/default-display-manager
.. line 1 ( There is only one line )

from : /usr/bin/gdm
to : false

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