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Old 05-15-2003, 06:50 PM   #1
Kage
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Setting text mode as default?


How do you get into text mode when graphical mode was chosen as default ? We are having problems logging in and want to try some things in text mode. Hitting ctrl+alt+backspace makes the screen go black for a few seconds then it returns back to the graphical login screen.
 
Old 05-15-2003, 06:53 PM   #2
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in the file '/etc/inittab'

change this line

id:5:initdefault:

to
id:3:initdefault:
 
  


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