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Old 09-30-2003, 01:34 PM   #1
johnyy
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login window


I try to looking for the setting where i could edit the login window for redhat9.0, so it doesn't use graphical screen to login , I want to login with text mode every time i start my pc...

thanks
 
Old 09-30-2003, 01:40 PM   #2
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Johnyy,

Go to /etc/inittab


look for the line that says....

id:5:initdefault:

If you notice the paragraph before that you will see a listing of the different run levels. 5 is X11 (graphical mode)
3 is multi-user mode(non-X11 mode) change the 5 to 3 reboot.

that should work.

HTH
 
Old 09-30-2003, 03:30 PM   #3
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not every distro works with that init5 = X mode though.
Debian for example works with init3 = X, so you should double check.
 
  


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