[lubuntu-users] About booting Focal-Fossa to text mode

Harry Putnam reader at newsguy.com
Sat Dec 14 15:09:11 UTC 2019

Running updated forcal-fossa

I want to boot to console/text mode and later call startx if I want X.

Found the directions for doing that except its for 14.?? from the
handbook and made the modifications suggested there, in
/etc/default/grub.  Then ran `update-grub'

  # If you change this file, run 'update-grub' afterwards to update
  # /boot/grub/grub.cfg.
  # For full documentation of the options in this file, see:
  #   info -f grub -n 'Simple configuration'
  | ## commented
  | # GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash resume=UUID=58ccce28-21fa-465a-9ec9-9a38d74549e3"
  | ## Commented
  | ## Edited adding `text'
  # Uncomment to enable BadRAM filtering, modify to suit your needs
  # This works with Linux (no patch required) and with any kernel that obtains
  # the memory map information from GRUB (GNU Mach, kernel of FreeBSD ...)
  # Uncomment to disable graphical terminal (grub-pc only)
  | ## removed comment
  | GRUB_TERMINAL=console
  # The resolution used on graphical terminal
  # note that you can use only modes which your graphic card supports via VBE
  # you can see them in real GRUB with the command `vbeinfo'
  # Uncomment if you don't want GRUB to pass "root=UUID=xxx" parameter to Linux
  # Uncomment to disable generation of recovery mode menu entries
  # Uncomment to get a beep at grub start
  #GRUB_INIT_TUNE="480 440 1"

-------       -------  --END FILE--  -------       ------- 

When I rebooted, I do get to see the boot messages but the boot ends
up at the greeter login screen in X so when I log in I'm in X when I
should be in console(text) Mode.

I want to end up in console mode with a text login and no X.

What else do I need to do for that to happen?

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