Mirabella, Mathew J writes: > All. > I have just installed gnome and other tools such as gnopernicus using > aptitude but the system seems to insist on a graphical login. How can I > install these packages and keep the text based login? Try removing gdm (Gnome display manager) if it's installed. This really should be a configuration option. The gnome package should prompt the user before inserting itself into the init scripts.