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

Jaroslaw Gorny jgorny at
Fri Sep 3 01:17:24 PDT 2004

On Thu, 02 Sep 2004 21:03:41 -0400
"Mike A. Harris" <mharris at> wrote:

> 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?

> 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.

Fast method is also to give a '3' as a parameter in GRUB (when
grub-menu apears press 'a' and type '3' at the end of the line)

Of course You can add it to /boot/grub/grub.conf as well


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