Robert Marcano robert at
Fri Jan 23 12:29:29 UTC 2004

On Fri, 2004-01-23 at 08:11, Octavian Ionescu wrote:
> please can you tel me how to deactivate the graphical interface for 
> login. but i need to be able to start the graphical interface form the 
> prompt when i need that.

Edit the file "/etc/inittab" and replace the line "id:5:initdefault:"
with "id:3:initdefault:"

In order to start X you need to execute "startx" from the console (it is
recommended not start it using root)

> Thank you

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