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If you're at the very same screen that appeared upon login, then it's still the console. Use Code: vim /etc/inittab While in vim , hit the 'insert' key to insert ...
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    If you're at the very same screen that appeared upon login, then it's still the console. Use
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    vim /etc/inittab
    While in vim, hit the 'insert' key to insert or delete text. 'Esc' kills that mode, where you hit ':w' to save... ':q' to quit. Then reboot.
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    when i ran that command i was able to edit in the terminal. Back to the text editor i think its called gedit

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    There are many text editors you can choose from in Linux, however, you should choose the one you find easiest, make the change you need to that file, save it, and reboot.

    You will need to run the text editor as root in order to have the permissions you need to change this file.
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    I ran gedit /etc/inittab and it worked thanks a lot guys i appreciate it!

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    Glad you got it sorted! If you have any other issues, don't hesitate to post again!
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