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Old 09-10-03, 09:49 AM   #1
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Default Help -a simple question, i`m a newbie

Don't laugh . I have downloaded the new nvidia driver for linux but i don't know how to stop X Server.
So, how do i do that?



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Old 09-10-03, 09:51 AM   #2
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control-alt-backspace IIRC

and this should be in the Linux Forum
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Unhappy

Sorry about where i posted my message.

control+alb+backspace doesn't shut down my X server , just logs me off.
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Old 09-10-03, 11:09 AM   #4
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press CTRL+ALT+F1

log-in as root

type: "telinit 3" (without the quotes)

run the nvidia-installer

modify the XF86Config as told in the README file

type: "telinit 5" (without the quotes)
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Thanks dulley . I'v done that by setting in a config file runlevel 4 on startup.

Thanks again.
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