How to get out of GNOME?
jayobrien at att.net
Sat Oct 30 22:27:44 PDT 2004
Andrew Jones wrote:
> Jay O'Brien wrote:
>>Ok, what DO I do to shut down gnome if I don't want it running?
> ctrl+alt+backspace. It crashes the xserver though, but it'll exit.
Nope. It doesn't work for me. With gdm/X running, ctl+alt+bksp goes
first to black screen then comes back with a new logon window. If I
do it enough times, it reports to the virtual terminal "The display
server has been shut down about 6 times in the last 90 seconds, it
is likely that something bad is going on. I will wait for two minutes
before trying again on display :0." and then it comes back on.
If I use ctl+alt+F1 to go from GNOME to a virtual terminal, then try
ctl+alt+backspace, it does nothing (except beep). Top reports that
the processes that come up when I start gdm are XFree86, gdmlogin,
and two gdm-binary processes. KILL seems to have no effect on them.
There's got to be a way to shut GNOME and XFree86 down without
rebooting! At least that works. I wonder if this may be the time
to go to version 5 and the newer version of X?
Specs: FreeBSD V4.10, GNOME package obtained today via the Internet
using pkg_add -r gnome2.
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