How do I disable automatic X11 startup on Fedora Core 2?

Mike A. Harris mharris at
Thu Sep 2 18:03:41 PDT 2004

Deron Johnson wrote:
> The method I use on SUSE (chkconfig -d) doesn't work on this version.
> What is the right way to do it in Fedora Core 2?

We have a graphical utility gizmo that does this somewhere I think, but
I've no idea what it is.  ;o)

I just edit /etc/inittab by hand and change initdefault from 5 to 3,
which is all a GUI tool would be doing.  Then run "init -q" afterward.

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