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Re: New User/No GUI

On Mon, Dec 12, 2005 at 08:08:03PM +0200, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> I can understand this is more flexible, but it can be confusing
> for someone new to Debian. All Linux doc's state runlevel 5 is for
> multiuser with X, while Debian gdm installs itself to runlevel 2...
> and this is not so obvious either. Most docs i read where talking
> about changing runlevels in order to stop/start gui login...

Not all distributions even use sysv style init.  It is faulty
documentation that assumes any particular runlevel for any particular
software.  That is definitely a system-specific issue.  When you see
documentation making this mistake please submit a correction to the

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