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Old 03-25-2004, 06:28 PM   #1
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Question How do I stop X?


My system automatically loads X but I have to install some drivers that requir me to exit X How do I do this I can't figure it out the man pages don't tell and I can't find a doc that does Please help
 
Old 03-25-2004, 06:33 PM   #2
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Go to a text console (Ctrl+Alt+F1), login as root, and issue init 3. After you're finished installing, issue init 5 to start X again.
 
Old 03-25-2004, 06:37 PM   #3
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thanx much from your local linux newbie / dumby
 
Old 03-25-2004, 06:41 PM   #4
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No problemo
 
Old 03-25-2004, 07:22 PM   #5
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You could also run as superuser:
Code:
killall -9 X
 
  


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