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Old 09-18-2003, 09:52 PM   #1
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console or gui boot?

Is there config file in redhat 9 to change whether it boots strait to the gui or console boot? because I accidently set it up to boot strait to gui and me no like that.
Old 09-18-2003, 10:05 PM   #2
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go into the console and log in as root
open the file /etc/inittab with a text editor of your choice...
change the line that says::
to say :
and that be it
Old 09-19-2003, 10:49 PM   #3
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what is a good way to find out what editors we have cuz i thought i had poco so i put poco /etc/inittab but i guess i didn't help!
Old 09-21-2003, 07:17 AM   #4
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first: it's pico not poco! at least i haven't heard of poco! and redhat no longer ships with pico!
second: use vi


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