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Old 09-17-2004, 08:31 AM   #1
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Turning off the gui?


I need to stop the gui(kde) in mandrake 10 to install some video drivers, but how do I go about doing that?
 
Old 09-17-2004, 08:36 AM   #2
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Open a console. Login as root.
# init 3
This will kill X server and dump you to a command prompt.
 
Old 09-17-2004, 08:38 AM   #3
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thanks
 
Old 09-17-2004, 08:42 AM   #4
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Also you can do it with:

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CTRL + ALT + Backspace
 
Old 09-17-2004, 12:54 PM   #5
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Also you can do it with:

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CTRL + ALT + Backspace
This will kill the display manager, but it will imediately restart. Using init 3 will always give a multi-user environment without a graphical display.
 
Old 09-17-2004, 05:05 PM   #6
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Hmm.. But it works for me on my Slackware 9.1 box with XFree86 Version 4.3.0 and only kills the X. I think there is a configuration trick.
 
  


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