LinuxQuestions.org
Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 11-21-2002, 06:53 AM   #16
cinders
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2002
Location: Australia
Distribution: Mdk 9, Debian 3, OpenLinux 2.3, Slackware 8.1, RedHat 8
Posts: 31

Rep: Reputation: 15

Did you reboot after making runlevel 3 the default?
 
Old 11-21-2002, 10:50 AM   #17
viniosity
Member
 
Registered: Oct 2001
Location: Washington, DC
Distribution: Debian, Archlinux, Ubuntu, Sidux
Posts: 244

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 30
Thank you all for your help! Here's the scoop:

I typed init 3 which again froze the screen I was logged in to. So I switched to another screen and typed startx -- :1 which brought me to afterstep! Success! Strangely I can't get rid of the graphical login for cntl-alt-7 (when I hit cntl-alt-backspace it says:
INIT switching to run level 3
INIT sending processes the term signal
INIT switching to run level 5

and then the login. BUT, I am very happy to at least have 99% of the problem solved. Thank you all so much for your patience and persistence in helping a newbie out!
 
Old 11-21-2002, 04:20 PM   #18
bkeating
Member
 
Registered: Mar 2002
Location: San Francisco, CA
Distribution: Open/FreeBSD, Gentoo, SuSE
Posts: 511

Rep: Reputation: 38
Xcfe www.xfce.org is a /good/ fat free desktop
 
Old 11-21-2002, 04:57 PM   #19
MasterC
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Mar 2002
Location: Salt Lake City, UT - USA
Distribution: Gentoo ; LFS ; Kubuntu
Posts: 12,612

Rep: Reputation: 68
I thought it was cholesterol free

I am still curious as to the problem with your run level 3 vinuosity, if you find out, you should let us know.

Cool
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
KDE 3.3 Bad Monitor Switching on Desktop Switching Inchoate Linux - Software 1 05-25-2005 03:00 PM
Gnome or Kde which is faster? greppinFunk Linux - General 2 12-15-2003 08:42 AM
KDE faster with more stuff enabled? CryptDragoon Linux - Newbie 0 10-09-2003 02:16 PM
To load KDE much faster! wonderpun General 4 10-17-2002 04:33 PM
console keyboard configuration\ terminal switching off \ faster booting jamaso Linux - Newbie 5 10-27-2001 09:59 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:57 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration