[TAG] 2-cent tip: Experimenting with window managers
Jay R. Ashworth
jra at baylink.com
Thu Jul 15 19:08:15 MSD 2004
On Wed, Jul 14, 2004 at 11:47:07PM -0400, Ben Okopnik wrote:
> 1) Make sure your system does not start X automatically. The easy way to
> do this is by setting the default runlevel in "/etc/inittab" to a
> "console-only" level - this is level 2 for most distros.
Note that while that characterization of runlevel 2 is correct, it's
somewhat incomplete: the functional equivalent, in most distros, to
runlevel 5 with X is runlevel 3, without, but *with* all the other
network stuff which would usually be running.
As you know. :-)
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