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  1. #11

    I am having the same problem with redhat 8.0 and gnome... although I don't want to make text login my default, I just want to switch to it and then back to gnome? Is making the change to that file the only way to do it.

  2. #12
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    Oct 2001
    Täby, Sweden
    No, like we've said, you can just run "init 3" (or "telinit 3") in a shell (as root, of course). That changes the current runlevel.
    On the other hand, if you just want a temporary text login, just press CTRL+ALT+F1 to switch to a text vt. Then press ALT+F7 to go back (X usually puts itself on the seventh vt).

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