Dan Jacobson wrote:
is that the usual way to get rid of X windows if in case one wants just to use the humble console? I know there is a startx program, but no stopx.Preston> "CTRL+ALT+Backspace" will kill the X-server. Indeed it does, with no questions asked. But then it just springs back to life again, with a login prompt (at least with xdm here). Let's pretend my monitor is being borrowed for a few days and being replaced by a VT100, and I want to properly end all X processes and revert to plain tty mode, without rebooting or editing any files.
#/etc/init.d/xdm stopProbably best done when the display manager is in the login screen state, but works anytime...
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