Dennis Kaarsemaker dennis at
Sun Oct 2 17:22:49 UTC 2005

On zo, 2005-10-02 at 21:40 +0530, vignesh m wrote:
> how to boot in a non-gui mode in ubuntu?Like in Fedora if you give the
> kernel paramter with 3 then it boots without gui.You can use gui by
> using the command startx.How is this in Ubuntu ?

Remove the gdm initscript from /etc/rc2.d and the default will be a
non-gui boot. Add an #ALTOPTIONS line to the grub config for a runlevel
3 boot and you're set :)
Dennis K.
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