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Re: Keeping X from restarting after killing it

Markus Lindström <mlindstr@ulb.ac.be> writes:

> I think this thread is pretty self-explanatory. Actually, I want to
> install the binary nVidia drivers, and they require me to shut down
> the X server. Unfortunately, when using the ctrl-alt-backspace
> interrupt, X instantly respawns.

Just hit Control+Alternate+F1 and start on the command line when you
install the drivers.  Shut down your display manager.

You might want to log out of X before you kill it if you want your
session to go down nicely.

Paul Johnson
Linux.  You can find a worse OS, but it costs more.

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