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Old 06-27-2002, 07:58 PM   #1
Admiral Yoshi
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Kill X in MDK8.2


how do I do that?
 
Old 06-27-2002, 09:21 PM   #2
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ctrl + alt + backspace

or login into another terminal and kill the process...
 
Old 06-28-2002, 12:15 AM   #3
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I try Ctrl + Del + Bksp, it only restarts X. I need to actually stop X from running.
 
Old 06-28-2002, 11:11 PM   #4
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Log in as root, and type init 3. To prevent X from starting automatically on restart, as root, edit the file /etc/inittab changing the line "id:5:initdefault:" to "id:3:initdefault:".

Basically you are telling Linux to switch runlevels (5 is X and 3 is console, aka "text mode"). The "id" line in /etc/inittab tells Linux what runlevel to run at startup by default.
 
  


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