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Old 01-01-2006, 10:18 PM   #1
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Turn off X server


i am installing my display drivers and in order to do so it says i need to turn off the X server.

what is the best way to do this?
 
Old 01-01-2006, 10:30 PM   #2
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Ctrl+Alt+Backspace

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Money is the root of all wealth.
 
Old 01-02-2006, 02:18 AM   #3
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Code:
#init 3
or on Debian based distros
Code:
#/etc/init.d gdm(or kdm if you use kdm) stop
On most distros Ctrl-Alt-Backspace, will shut the X server and automatically restart it, so its no good.
 
Old 01-02-2006, 11:06 PM   #4
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Yes, thank you, you're right about that, of course. Just a little nitpick correction: there should be a slash before 'gdm'
Code:
/etc/init.d/gdm stop

Last edited by dogpatch; 01-02-2006 at 11:13 PM.
 
Old 01-03-2006, 01:50 AM   #5
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dogpatch
Yes, thank you, you're right about that, of course. Just a little nitpick correction: there should be a slash before 'gdm'
Code:
/etc/init.d/gdm stop
Yep, you are right. Its was a typo on my part.
 
  


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