[SATLUG] Did something stupid ...

Al Castanoli afcasta at satx.rr.com
Mon Jun 8 09:55:49 CDT 2009


On Sat, 2009-06-06 at 21:51 -0500, Michael wrote:
> skolars wrote:
> > Alan Lesmerises wrote:
> >> [munged gnome/compiz, then:]

> >> How do disable this and get my desktop back?
     
> > This is an example of why you should always come up in run level 3.
  
> > Log in as root:
> >   - vi /etc/inittab
> >   - replace the 5 with a 3 on the runlevel line
> >   - :wq

> Is this for all distros?  Or just Suse?

Michael,

Yes, it's for not just all distros of Linux, but also BSD and most
flavors of UNIX.  /etc/inittab is where the system looks for run levels
and other things during boot up.

Al Castanoli



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