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Old 02-18-2004, 03:33 AM   #1
nhesson
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Registered: Feb 2004
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Distribution: Debian, Red Hat, Mandrake
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Boot to Command line


Hello All,

I have just installed Debian Linux, and by default the systems boot into X
server. I want to boot into the command line only. How do I do that?
I have edited the 'inittab' file, and the 'initdefault' line from 2 to 3.
That does not work, the system still boot to the desktop login.
What am I doing wrong?



Thanks
Nick

System Info:
Debian 3.0 R2
Kernal 2.4.20
XFree86 4.1.1
 
Old 02-18-2004, 04:53 AM   #2
codeape
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Have you tried 'rcconf' ?

You could try to uncheck your display manager (xdm, gdm, kdm).
 
  


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