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Old 06-08-2002
Starting up linux to Console

How do i start linux without going straight into X window enviroment, but into the console instead, and also, how do i get back in ?
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Old 06-09-2002
If you want to start without loading X, edit /etc/inittab and change the default run-level to 2. Alternately you can get to a plain console login prompt by pushing Ctrl-Alt-F1 from within X. If you want to get our from console and back to X type StartX.
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Old 06-10-2002
thanks; exactly what i needed
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