Re: How to have X not start at boot?
On Mon, 20 Sep 2004 18:36:30 -0700
Stefan O'Rear disseminated the following:
> > 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...)
> > Thanks.
> ~ %% cat /etc/X11/default-display-manager
> ~ %%
> Does the trick for me.
Worked like a charm, thanks!
> * BUT *
> If you only want VNC:
> apt-get remove xserver-xfree86
> apt-get install vncserver
> Without xserver-xfree86, you CANT have an Xserver start on the monitor.
> Xvnc (the program provided by vncserver) doesn't need xserver-xfree86.
Thanks for the tip!
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