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Re: X and runlevels

On Mon, Sep 04, 2000 at 11:30:06AM +0200, Per Lundberg wrote:
> Sure. But whenever you install something that gets you a display
> manager, your system will boot up in X. To get it to boot up in
> console mode, you have to manually remove the symlinks in your
> runlevel's script directory. The next time you update the display
> manager, you'll have to do this again. It is not really convenient.

Alternatively, you could edit /etc/X11/xdm/Xservers (or its
equivalent for other display managers) and disable the
servers on the local display. xdm can still be used to
manage remote sessions without running a local server.

If you don't want to run xdm at all, why would you install it?

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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