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Re: How to have X not start at boot?

On Mon, 20 Sep 2004 18:36:30 -0700, Stefan O'Rear <stefanor@cox.net> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 20, 2004 at 09:13:55PM -0400, JoeHill wrote:
> > Anyhow, stupid question number one: I would like to have the system boot to a
> > text mode login, but I cannot find where to make the change in any of the system
> > administration tools. I plan to (try) to admin the system in text mode via SSH
> > primarily, so the only thing I want the X server for is to eventually set up a
> > VNC connection with a nice light WM (this machine is a P100 w/ 64MB RAM...)
> ~ %% cat /etc/X11/default-display-manager
> /bin/false
> ~ %%
> Does the trick for me.

Another thing that works is:
apt-get remove gdm
apt-get remove xdm
apt-get remove kdm

Michael A. Marsh

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