leaving Linux

Jack Detrick vze24938 at verizon.net
Tue Jan 16 12:05:30 PST 2001


All you need do in that case is edit /etc/inittab.  To know that, all
you need do is ask (like you sort of just did).  Change the runlevel
from 3 to 5 and voila.


"Thomas T. Veldhouse" wrote:
> 
> Redhat, at least, gives you that option.  I assume that Mandrake would as
> well.  Slackware certainly gives you that option - I am not sure it gives
> you the option to boot straigth to xdm/gdm/kdm.
> 
> Tom Veldhouse
> veldy at veldy.net
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Steve Hayashi" <sth at andrew.cmu.edu>
> To: <lfs-discuss at linuxfromscratch.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, January 16, 2001 1:45 PM
> Subject: Re: leaving Linux
> 
> > Actually, one of the biggest problems I had with the distros was that I
> > wanted the OPTION of having X-windows, but not necessarily booting
> > straight into it.
> >
> > -Steve
> >
> > On Tue, 16 Jan 2001, Tijmen Stam wrote:
> >
> > > Richard Bennett wrote:
> > >
> > > > There are two types of people.
> > > > The first takes one look at Linux and says "Hey thats cool..." and
> looks some
> > > > more.
> > > > The second (i've seen this first hand) will take one look at linux,
> and
> > > > criticise its immediate lack of a GUI. (a certain friend of mine
> refuses to
> > > > use a piece of software if it doesnt have mouse support.)
> > >
> > > a friend of mine gave the good example here... He as total newbie to
> linux, ond
> > > not super-computer-interested, bought a full suse 6.2, installed it all,
> and
> > > after two weeks he refused tu use X as the console stuff was far better,
> and he
> > > was a total linux addict. Those are the people we need!
> > >
> > > --
> > > From Tijmen Stam - "I believe in Linux" - tijmen at stamadvies.nl
> > > POVray page http://members.tripod.lycos.nl/somepage/ Updated Dec 10,2000
> > > count linux @ counter.li.org reg#178552, Machine#78930 & #78931
> > >
> > > Everyone calling himself a linux master should have completely read the
> Bash
> > > man page and all kernel documentation, as a test to prove himself and to
> free
> > > some bandwith on comp.os.linux.* ( Honestly, I haven't done this all
> yet )-:
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
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