Re: Avoid booting direct to X.. I want my starx back
Harry Putnam said:
> Well, I got X working in my fresh woody install, but there are a few
> 1) I want to boot to console mode and call x with startx.
> Currently, I get popped right into X.
> I thought this could be contolled by setting the defalult run level
> /etc/inittab But I see nothing in there that looks likely.
> In fact it claims the default is runlevel 2. Or is runlevel 2 X. I
> don't think so.
> In my redhat dealings it was possible to set default to runlevel 5
> which force boot to bring up X. setting runlevel 3 gave you a console
> Where is this choice made on debian?
Remove xdm, gdm or kdm. If any of these are installed, they will dump you
into X unless you're in single-user mode.
apt-get remove gdm
(or kdm or xdm if you have either of those instead)
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