--- Paul Sutton <zen14920(a)zen.co.uk> wrote:
so typing init 3 changes to level 3 by starting /
servies , typing init 5 does the same for runlevel 5.
If you are in level 3 you can no longer type ctrl-alt-f7 to switch
to X, however at the prompt you can type
The only caveat with that is if any specific services are started in
one runlevel and not another, then it won't be persistent -- which is
not going to be a good thing if it is something important. Hence:
Remains in the same runlevel, and no harm done.
for the record, runlevels 3 and 5 are multi user and
multi user with
Under most distros this is true -- but not for Debian.
startx to start X, and therefore typing
ctrl-alt-backspace will kill
xserver / window system and return you to a console. you can then
re-configure X to change and and try running startx again. There
should be a xf86config file that contains the settings and an X set
utility, however I am not sure what they are called anymore, since
moved to x.org, I assume not much has really changed.
See my actual reply to this. Xorg hasn't changed the syntax.
-- Thomas Adam
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