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Old 01-15-2004, 12:51 PM   #1
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Xstart up question

How do i get it so they Xstart doesnt come up when i start the computer, i want it to start on the command line and run linux VIA command line
Old 01-15-2004, 12:56 PM   #2
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edit the file called /etc/inittab as root
change the line that says :
to read the following
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im usin Red Hat 9, if that makes any difference
Old 01-15-2004, 02:09 PM   #4
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It makes no difference, the above command will work.

also note that once you are in cli, there are two ways to bring up the GUI. You can type init 5 as root, and init 3 to bring it back down... or the way i perfer to do it is to simply type "startx"

if you use startx, all you have to do to drop back to cli is log out of the gui.


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