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Old 05-24-2005, 08:47 AM   #1
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exiting X system


how do you exit the X system
 
Old 05-24-2005, 09:43 AM   #2
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What distribution are you using?
Do you want to kill the X server, or simply leave the desktop?
 
Old 05-24-2005, 10:05 AM   #3
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i want to go in text mode for i can install my graphic drivers.
 
Old 05-24-2005, 10:06 AM   #4
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init 3
 
Old 06-12-2005, 11:27 PM   #5
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init 3?

what does that mean? sorry im new to linux and i am trying to update my video drivers and dont know how to exit the X server.

Help is greatly appreciated.

 
Old 06-13-2005, 07:55 AM   #6
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Open a console and run:

$ su
<enter root password>
# init 3
 
Old 06-14-2005, 11:06 PM   #7
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CTRL + ALT + BACKSPACE also exits X.
 
Old 06-19-2005, 06:56 PM   #8
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thanks guys
 
  


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