init problem with Intrepid

Frank McCormick fmccormick at
Thu Oct 30 14:05:59 UTC 2008

Karl Larsen wrote:
>     I have d/l the 173 bash file from nvidia onto Intrepid but for some 
> reason there is no way I can find to be clear out of X-Windows. I tried 
> Ctrl-Alt-F1 but the nvidia file complained that X was still running.
>     Does anyone know how to drop deeper into init so there is no X running?
> Karl

Go to a root prompt (sudo) and type  /etc/init.d/gdm stop

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