Re: Closing X
From: Mark Rush (msr714_at_yahoo.com)
Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2003 15:44:16 -0600
Robert M. Riches Jr wrote:
> In article <email@example.com>, Eurig Jones wrote:
>>Hi, I'm a new Redhat Linux user and I'm trying to install a GeForce graphics
>>driver. It reqires I terminate X Server!? how do i do that?
> The quickest method is ALT-CTRL-BACKSPACE (_not_ DELETE).
> There may be other methods specific to your "desktop" of
> choice that are more elegant in terms of shutting down
> applications under said "desktop".
> Good luck.
> Robert Riches
> (Yes, that is one of my email addresses.)
Yes, but if he hasn't done something to prevent X from restarting, it
will just come right back up. I usually go to XF86Config and make the
necessary changes first, that way X can't restart.