Problems with GDM - graphical greeter gone

Stuart Sears stuart at sjsears.com
Sat Mar 26 13:36:41 UTC 2005


On Saturday 26 March 2005 13:28, Mark Nixon wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-03-25 at 23:32 +0000, Stuart Sears wrote:
> > On Friday 25 March 2005 23:21, Mark Nixon wrote:
> > > Oops, I accidently deleted Stuart's reply. I just tried that, and
> > > I still get a little black and white greeter with an analog clock
> > > on the right hand side.
> > >
> > > Mark
> >
> > for the /etc/inittab trick to work you'll have to leave runlevel 5
> > and reenter it (if you haven't tried this)
> > log in on a virtual terminal as root
> > init 3
> > init 5; exit
> > Stuart
>
> By a virtual terminal you mean ctrl-alt-F4?
yes, or any other text-based terminal.(F1-F6).
In fact you *could* do this in an xterm if you wanted,
but you'd have to log in again after the 'init 3'
> And I should shut down 
> all running programmes, right?
graphical apps, probably yes - to avoid losing any data in files you 
currently have open.

Stuart
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