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Old 10-30-2003, 05:15 PM   #1
mattbeekler
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Simple Question....


I am running a simple webserver and i want to increase my systems resources, I am using Red Hat 9,

What do i need to change to have redhat boot into text instead of graphical mode?

Thanks
 
Old 10-30-2003, 05:19 PM   #2
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Asked all the time, quick search would have told you to edit your /etc/inittab file and change your default runlevel from 5 to 3.

Running a server, yah, not a good idea to even install X on it...

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Old 11-01-2003, 12:17 PM   #3
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Thanks,

What else will i gain without X installed? Im still very GUI dependant, but im learning
 
Old 11-01-2003, 12:31 PM   #4
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You would gain some hard drive space from uninstalling, thats about it.

Why not just not run it until you need it, you lose nothing in having it installed but not running.

Ion
 
Old 11-01-2003, 01:07 PM   #5
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Im still very GUI dependant, but im learning
If you aren't using it already, check out Midnight Commander (mc) as a file manager. Pilot (Pine, Pico, Pilot) is not bad either.
Choose an editor you like, Pico, Nano, Joe.
When installing server software, you want to install only what you need and want. Everything else is overhead and possible soft spots for hackers.
 
  


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