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Old 04-02-2006, 05:40 AM   #1
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Smile coverting between graphic & text modes


I'm using SUSE10 Linux and my question is that how can I switch from graphic mode to the text mode and vise versa thanks


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If you want to do this temporarily, you can press the CTL-ALT-F1 keys. A different function key from F1-F6 will get you to a different virtual terminal. You can select this as the mode you boot up through YaST. Or you can edit the /etc/inittab file and change the lines:
# The default runlevel is defined here

Changing the 5 to a 3 will do it. Then run as root "SuSEconfig" so YaST picks up the change. (Not certain if this last step is necessary, but it is a good habit after making a manual configuration change.

SuSE does come with an on-line Administration manual.


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