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GETTING IN TEXT MODE and SHUTTING DOWN X


There was a question in a thread on the forum about installing Nvidia drivers about how do I leave X and get the computer in text mode.


There are 2 ways to do that:


EITHER:

Ctrl+Alt+F1 (or F2 to F6 ) Will get you out of X
Alt+F7 will get you back in X


OR:

CODE
$ root
< password >
# init 3 ( will get you in runlevel 3 )
# init 5 ( will get you back in runlevel 5 )


Alt+F7 will get you back in X

Also read the Tip about "Runlevels"


Bruno


-- May 20 2003 ( Revised Dec 10 2005 ) --


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