Boot without Gnome

Michael Beattie mtbeedee at
Wed Jun 1 17:25:28 UTC 2005

On 6/1/05, Jeff Boschee <jeff at> wrote:
> I would like to have Ubuntu boot to a console login to conserve memory
> (Without gdm starting up), but still be able to use gnome if I am
> local.  I'm guessing its an inittab setting, but I'm not sure what to
> change.

just remove the gdm start script from /etc/rc2.d.  Or at least make it
not executable.

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