On 14/03/2010 10:51, Frank Duignan wrote:
> Better solution, go to /etc/rc2.d and mv the gdm startup script link (S30gdm
> on my system) to somewhere else - I moved it to K30gdm in the same directory
> and it does what it says on the tin
>> On 14 March 2010 10:11, Éibhear <eibhear.geo at gmail.com> wrote:
An easier solution, as root or sudo run the following:
update-rc.d -f gdm remove
>>>> In RHEL, if I want to default to a GUI login screen, I set the default
>> runlevel in /etc/inittab to 5. If I want to default to a non-GUI login
>> screen ("console mode"?), I set the default runlevel to 3 in /etc/inittab.
>>>> Since I started using Debian Sarge, I've never known the equivalent in
>> Debian. My experience is that the default login screen depends on whether
>> you have a display manager (gdm, kdm, etc.) installed or not, and the
>> default runlevel remains at 2.
>>>> Can someone point me to the relevant resource describing how I can keep kdm
>> installed, but default to a non-GUI login screen, please? Either that, or
>> let me know on the list how to do it, that is.
>> Éibhear Ó hAnluain,
>> Dublin, Ireland.
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