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Old 02-22-2007, 05:37 PM   #1
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Stop the X11 server from starting in Ubuntu 6.10


Hey. How do I stop the X11 server from starting by default when the system boots up? Normally I would edit /etc/inittab, but Ubuntu 6.10 (which uses upstart), apparently doesn't have this file.

Many thanks in advance.
 
Old 02-22-2007, 06:24 PM   #2
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Do as you normally would - just create your own inittab.
Yes, it's a PITA, but the devs decided you (all of us dopey users) would never contemplate doing this.
 
Old 02-23-2007, 10:27 AM   #3
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Edit: This is not quite correct. I've found the solution elsewhere. For all others interested:

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sudo update-rc.d -f gdm remove
I also did :

Quote:
sudo update-rc.d -f x11-common remove
I believe the second one (x11-common) is unnecessary and probably ill-advised. Hope this helps.

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