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Hi I have linux installed on virtual machine of VMWARE. By default it starts in GUI mode but i want to start it in command line. How can i do ...
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    starting redhat 7.3 in command line


    Hi
    I have linux installed on virtual machine of VMWARE. By default it starts in GUI mode but i want to start it in command line. How can i do that?
    My second question is that in linux how can i change keyboard setting as it is not taking pipe sign (|)?
    I am newbie so please accept my ignorance.

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    To make it boot into text mode, edit your /etc/inittab, find the initdefault line, and change 5 to 3, to boot into runlevel 3 instead of runlevel 5.
    Are you sure that the pipe problem is in Linux and not in vmware? What happens when you press the pipe key?

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