pegngary at gmail.com
Fri Jun 12 21:21:33 UTC 2009
On Fri, Jun 12, 2009 at 11:43 AM, Muzer <muzerakascooby at gmail.com> wrote:
> Cybe R. Wizard wrote:
> > On Thu, 11 Jun 2009 19:24:01 -0500
> > Gary Kirkpatrick <pegngary at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 7:08 PM, Gary Kirkpatrick
> >> <pegngary at gmail.com>wrote:
> >>> Having trouble installing. How do you terminate X? control alt
> >>> backspace does notwork. Instructions say to load into VGA and I
> >>> have no idea how to do that.
> >>> thanks
> >>> gary
> >> Also control/alt/F1 does notwork. Sudo sh
> >> NVIDIA-Linux-x86-185.14-pkg1.run says I am running X still.
> > Jaunty?
> > I've not followed the thread but you can always hit it with this hammer:
> > sudo killall gdm (or kdm or xdm, whichever you use)
> > and see what that gets you. Out of X, I'll bet. Others don't agree with
> > that method but It Works For Me.
> > Then you might want to enable that well-known and so very useful but
> > unfortunately disabled command, Ctrl-Alt-Backspace again. There is
> > bound to be someone who will tell you how. I saw it in a .sig just
> > today, too.
> > I just don't remember whose .sig it was.
> > Cybe R. Wizard
> Safer is sudo /etc/init.d/gdm stop
Thanks for the last few suggestions. Traveling and have not had a chance
to work on this the last 2 days but will again soon.
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