No Gui Thanks, Please Advice

James Michael Fultz croooow at
Sun Jan 3 01:46:24 UTC 2010

* Null Kühl <null.kuhl at> [2010-01-03 02:47 +0200]:
> How to disable gdm, X, usplash and all services that loads only to support
> those from running at Ubuntu Karmic boot  ?
> i dont want to remove the packages so that i dont have to re install them
> later on, i just want to disable them from running,
> to have a very lite running system and a fast boot as well.

Disabling GDM login manager:

$ sudo update-rc.d gdm remove

Disabling boot splash:

Edit '/etc/default/grub' and remove "quiet splash" from the list of

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