Thread: Help Needed!
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Old 02-04-07, 03:54 PM   #5
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Default Re: Help Needed!

Originally Posted by F. W. Kooistra
best is get a live linux CD

Knoppix or so: almost every linux magazine has a cd or dvd

Boott from cd / dvd

mont your root partition : it has the directory /etc

go to that directory
edit the file inittab

look for the default startup mode
change that from 5 to 3

Now your machine will boot in non graphical mode
Or you can just pass the number 3 to your boot loader.

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