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Re: Install and post-install questions

Subject: Re: Install and post-install questions
From: Michael Beattie
Date: Thu, 19 May 2005 06:23:19 -0400
On 5/19/05, Michael Scottaline <mscottaline@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 5/18/05, Frank McCormick <fmccormick@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> <snippage>
> > A related question: How can I make booting to a CLI an option, like I
> > have ICEWM as an option to GNOME.
> =====================
> Try editing /etc/inittab
> Find the line that reads:
> id:5:initdefault
> Change the 5 to a 3
> That should boot you into text mode as opposed to gui
> This MUST be done with root privileges.
> HTH,
> Mike
> --

The default runlevel in ubuntu (and debian actually) is 2, not 5.  So
you could change it from a 2 to a 3.

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