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Old 09-08-2003, 04:40 PM   #1
Drogo
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Question How to shutdown XFree86


im running on X mode , how can i switch to text mode?

Im running RedHat 9
 
Old 09-08-2003, 05:08 PM   #2
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control-alt-f2
switches to a terminal

control-alt-backspace
exits X

telinit 3
should switch you to text mode for that boot

changing your default runlevel to 3 will make it
boot to a prompt instead of into X

removing kdm, xdm or gdm from your current
runlevel will make it boot to a prompt.
 
Old 09-08-2003, 05:10 PM   #3
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what window manager are you using?
 
Old 09-08-2003, 05:47 PM   #4
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Sorry , got it !

thanks guys for the input
 
  


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