Boot without X

Magnus Therning magnus at
Fri Jul 29 17:54:09 UTC 2005

On Fri, Jul 29, 2005 at 07:30:02PM +0200, Thomas Kaiser wrote:
>Hello All
>How can I boot Ubuntu without Xserver? (just console)
>I tried the recovery mode from the GRUB boot menu, but it still starts with X.
>Then I changed the runlevel in inittab to 1 and failed at the prompt "please 
>enter root password or press Control-D" to continue. There is no root password 
>in default Ubuntu and with Control-D I came back to the same question!
>Any ideas?

Boot. When X starts switch to console (Ctrl+Alt+F1). Log in and disable
GDM using update-rc.d.


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