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> Red Hat 9, Graphics/text Install, Help switching between
post Apr 29 2004, 06:23 PM
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Whats this Lie-nix Thing?

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I accidently installed Red Hat 9 and said to boot in the graphics mode...I would prefer the system to boot in the command prompt (text) mode so that I can do most of my work there and just start the graphics mode when I'm browsing the web or needing something else which requires do I get the system to book on the graphics mode? Thank you in advance!
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post Apr 29 2004, 07:41 PM
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Its GNU/

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Do this, except change the 5 in id:5:initdefault: to 3 ... so it looks like this:


then to start x ... type:


from the console prompt...

Johnny Hughes
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