On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 12:07 PM, Ben Scott <dragonh...@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 10:54 AM, Kevin D. Clark
> <kevin_d_cl...@comcast.net> wrote:
> > 4:  what happens when you type "telinit 5"?
>
>   FYI, Debian and (IIRC) Ubuntu don't use runlevel 5 normally.  They
> normally boot to runlevel 2, and use a service to start/stop an X
> display manager.  So, I think the equivalent command would be:
>
>         /etc/init.d/gdm start
>
>   I could be wrong, this is from memory, and I haven't used Ubuntu in
> a while, either.  IIRC, Ubuntu replaced the standard SysV init with
> some new thing, and it may not even have initscripts anymore.
>

FYI, Ubuntu 11.10 and up are using lightdm now instead of gdm.

- Chris
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