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Re: Can I stop xdm/wdm from always starting up?



Errm, remove the xdm package, xbase which now depends on it is just a
dummy package..

Zephaniah E. Hull.

On Sat, Feb 27, 1999 at 04:32:19PM +0000, Pedro Guerreiro wrote:
> Well, can I? :-)
> 
> Let's me explain the problem: Somewhere along these last big changes in X,
> something was lost (I think). In the old days, there was an option in
> /etc/X11/config that gives you the chance to start (or not) xdm/wdm: If you
> has a line like 'start-xdm' on that file, the xdm was started every time you
> boot the machine, but if you changed that line to something like
> 'no-start-xdm', then xdm didn't start, and you end up with the console login.
> As my linux box is mine, all mine and nothing but mine :-)), sometimes
> (especially when trying something more dangerous in X) I wanted to start the
> plain console, and then try X using startx.
> 
> Well, now this is gone :-(, or not? Are the any _right_ way to do this now?
> 
> I've hacked my system to do this, through a change in /etc/init.d/[xw]dm, 
> but if there is a _right_ way to allow me to do this, I didn't have to mess
> around with these scripts.
> 
> Thanks.
> Pedro Guerreiro
> 
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