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Old 12-08-2004, 12:11 PM   #1
alexr186
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Turning gui


Is the a way in suse 9.1 pro to stop the gui from starting at startup. So it only starts when i type startx.

thanks

I want to save resources on my server.
 
Old 12-08-2004, 12:16 PM   #2
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there WILL be a pretty, clicky-whiry GUI that can do this, but the base level way is:

open /etc/inittab as root
find the bit that says

#
# Default runlevel.
id:5:initdefault:

and change the 5 to a 3
 
Old 12-08-2004, 12:18 PM   #3
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Yes, change /etc/inittab from

Code:
# The default runlevel is defined here
id:5:initdefault:
to
Code:
# The default runlevel is defined here
id:3:initdefault:
Or use the Runlevel Editor in Yast to change the default runlevel to 3.

To do this temporary at boot, simply type '3' at the grub menu.

To change between the runlevels in a running system, open a console, become root and type 'init 3' or 'init 5' resp.

EDIT: too slow
 
Old 12-08-2004, 12:19 PM   #4
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Thanks i knew it was an easy fix.
 
Old 12-08-2004, 08:17 PM   #5
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Quote:
Originally posted by acid_kewpie
there WILL be a pretty, clicky-whiry GUI that can do this
Is this to be a function in 9.2 or a later release/update? (Has the hint of inside information.)

Thanks.
 
Old 12-09-2004, 02:34 AM   #6
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I think this function has been in SuSE Yast for a long time already:

Yast -> System -> Runlevel Editor -> Expert Mode -> 'Set default runlevel after booting to'
 
  


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