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Re: [SLE] want a text login

Start yast, go to system administration, select login configuration, and
select ascii.

On next boot You will have runlevel 3, that is pure ascii-login. Graphical
login is runlevel 5.

You can change the runlevel "on-the-fly" by issuing command "init 3" or "init


Viestissä Maanantai 04 Helmikuu 2002 23:54, Tom Nicholson kirjoitti:
> I'd like one of my machines to boot to a regular text login. How do I set
> that up?
> It's nice that they give me KDE2, a really enjoyable environment, but this
> machine is just a server and a place to keep gigs of files and I've grown
> tired of waiting for KDE2 to start up so I can get to a command line. (I've
> read through some of the SuSE support docs and a faq or two.)
> I can't believe how long it's taking me to make the crossover to Linux
> /unix commands. I'm used to being in control and something of a 'power
> user' in the dos world, for lack of a better term. This is taking forever
> it seems. I can't even do the simplest things, like I want to see a listing
> of just directories. ls *. doesn't do it. I know I saw it explained in some
> book or manual somewhere.

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