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Old 09-16-2005, 08:04 AM   #1
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Booting into shell


i installed rehat9 on one of my old pc's just to get used to using linux.
i installed it with the KDE GUI but the computer is too slow
only P2 200mhz 64mb ram.

is it possible to make it boot like in the "server" choice of setup to boot into a shell instead of a GUI which takes up more resources?

i plan to put the server downstairs and then just SSH to it to get better .

Old 09-16-2005, 08:07 AM   #2
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Yes, it's possible. You need to edit your /etc/inittab file and look for the line that says "id:5:initdefault", change the 5 to a 3 and save the file. When you reboot, you won't have a GUI, only the shell.
Old 09-16-2005, 08:09 AM   #3
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that was a quick responce.


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