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Hey, I'm still relatively new to Linux, but I can't find an answer to this anywhere else. I want to disable to welcome screen gui so I can log in ...
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- 11-13-2006 #1
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- Nov 2006
Disabling Welcome screen GUI
I want to disable to welcome screen gui so I can log in using the shell because... using the shell looks cool - I can't seem to find an option to do this in the gdm config file. Any ideas other than ctrl+alt+f1?
- 11-14-2006 #2
Do you want to just stop GDM from loading? You can do that by removing the S99gdm link from /etc/rc2.d (or whatever rc directory corresponds to your default runlevel).Stand up and be counted as a Linux user!
- 11-14-2006 #3
Sorry, stupid answer.
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- 11-14-2006 #4Originally Posted by fuzznight
open /etc/inittab file and change 'id:2:initdefault:' to id:3:initdefault:
- 11-15-2006 #5
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- Oct 2006
From the System menu run Services, find the GDM and uncheck it. X will shut down and you will be able to login without X.