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Old 12-14-2006, 01:37 PM   #1
greggsbluer6
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Text login and changing GUI to fluxbox


I need a bit of help on this, I'm running fedora core 6 and I have it all set up the way I like it almost. I want it to boot in text mode only and do not what X to start by its self. There used to be a check box during install (RedHat9 and before) that let you make that decision but I see that is now gone.

I want to install fluxbox (very old hardware) as the default X if I do decide to use a GUI. I have installed flux but canít figure out how to make core 6 boot into text mode so I can select it. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

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Old 12-14-2006, 08:44 PM   #2
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Hi there,
To boot in text mode, just edit your /etc/inittab and change this line :
Code:
id:5:initdefault:
whith this one
Code:
id:3:initdefault:
Here's a site that can give you more info :
http://www.comptechdoc.org/os/linux/...runlevels.html

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Old 12-15-2006, 12:39 PM   #3
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Cool Thank you!!!!!

It worked like a charm! Now I can start working on fluxbox!

Thanks again!

G
 
  


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