[SATLUG] Ubuntu Init Levels

Dylan Nelson cold2na at gmail.com
Mon Nov 14 17:24:35 CST 2011


Yep. I wanted to go straight in console mode so I can run a few commands
and check some config files and pop back off if needed. I dont see a need
to fire up X unless needed. However, it's been a couple of years since I
edited any Ubuntu files. So thanks for the articles :)
Dylan

On Mon, Nov 14, 2011 at 12:47 PM, mark <mark at kandm-solutions.com> wrote:

> On Mon, 2011-11-14 at 11:24 -0600, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> > mark wrote:
> > > On Mon, 2011-11-14 at 09:43 -0600, Dylan Nelson wrote:
> > >> I know back and forth how to change the fedora/rhel/centos init
> levels so I
> > >> can start from the console instead of the X system. How do I do this
> from
> > >> /within Ubuntu? I am getting input over load from Google searches and
> the
> > >> conclusive statement seems to be the same : "Uninstall Ubuntu" (lol).
> > >> Any quick howto?
> > >> Dylan
> > >
> > > update-rc.d is the command that will allow to control startup
> > > priorities. It is somewhat like checkconfig in red-hat type systems but
> > > not quite as straight forward.
> > >
> > >
> > > update-rc.d -f gdm3 remove
> > >
> > > may do what you want
> > >
> > > update-rc.d gdm3 defaults
> >
> > What is the problem that systemd/upstart were trying to fix again?
> >
> >    -- Bruce
>
> I think he just needed to know how to prevent the X server from starting
> automatically in Ubuntu.
>
>
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