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Mattrhorn 04-10-2011 11:56 PM

Shutting Down X Server
 
I really need some help

ok well i installed Ubuntu 10.10 like 2 weeks ago on my computer and I have Spent like A week and a half trying to shut down the X Server. I am trying to install an nvidia driver to my computer... all of the option and ways to do it would be helpfull... any more information needed i will give to you (NVIDIA-Linux-x86-260.19.44.run)

paulsm4 04-11-2011 12:23 AM

"init 3" is one Pop Favorite :)

bsat 04-11-2011 06:14 AM

init 3 or booting into text mode are the safest ways .
Another way I can think of is (I don't know if this is a good way of doing it )
press cntrl+alt+f1
login and then run the command

pkill gdm

zakotsi 06-09-2011 03:36 AM

pkill X
is another possible option


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