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How can I set my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to boot to console without GUI? [duplicate]

So I installed Ubuntu server to run some tests on a VM. For various reasons I couldn't get a specific DEB file, and instead of using a shared folder I decided it would be a good idea to install ...
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Removing the splash screen on shutdown an startup. I want to be able to see the processes (xubuntu 11.10) [duplicate]

I know this has been asked but on slightly different terms. I would like to remove it so that I can see the code behind. Not one off but every time it is shutdown and started. Thaknk you in advance.
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Possible to install ubuntu-desktop and then boot to no GUI [duplicate]

I've installed Ubuntu Server. I'd like to add the GUI with ubuntu-desktop package, but if I do that can I still get the no-gui server interface as the default? What I basically need is the no-gui and ...
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How do I boot into console mode? [duplicate]

In previous versions of Ubuntu I could get the computer to boot into console mode by setting the variable GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT to "text" in the file /etc/default/grub and run sudo update-grub. ...
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How to switch from GUI to console mode [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to disable X at boot time? I installed Ubuntu 11.10 LiveCd. How can I switch from GUI mode to console mode? P.S. I want my system started in console mode by ...
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How to auto-boot into text mode? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to disable X at boot time? How to configure my Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop (Maverick) to start in a Terminal like mode? I don't want any graphics. I can't get rid of GDM. ...
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Booting Ubuntu into the Command Line? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to disable X at boot time? How do I boot Ubuntu by default into the CLI using a multiuser runlevel? I wish to still maintain my graphical desktop manager (GDM or ...
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How do I stop or start the desktop from loading on bootup? [duplicate]

I occasionally want to use my Ubuntu machine as a desktop but mostly as a headless file server. Before I upgraded to Oneiric, I used rcconf services to disable or enable the desktop. In Oneiric I ...
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How do I directly boot to a terminal, bypassing X11? [duplicate]

I am seeking a help regarding the following issues: How to turn off the X server when I have already logged into Ubuntu (I know about startx to start the X server but don't know how to shut it ...
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Boot to command line 12.04 (grub options not working) [duplicate]

I installed 12.04 Desktop because I want the option to run Unity in the future, but I PREFER to work headless via SSH. I changed the following in /etc/default/grub: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet ...
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How to always boot into a CLI environment? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to disable X at boot time? The title says it all really. I've got Xubuntu 11.04 working as a file server which I SSH into. 90% of the time it's headless and ...
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Verbose booting of kernel [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to disable X at boot time? Exit Ubuntu Splash Screen Here I have the file: /etc/defaults/grub What do I need to put in that file to make the booting more verbose. ...
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Login to command line [duplicate]

It's possible to perform a login ( with lightdm or anything else ) and enter directly in command line mode without enabling any GUI for the user ?
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No console after removing ubuntu-desktop from ubuntu server [duplicate]

I have an Ubuntu server and I decided to install sudo aptitude install --without-recommends ubuntu-desktop but when I removed it I can no longer get a terminal from the server. It is just stuck at ...
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SSH Does not start on boot [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to disable X at boot time? I just dd the Ubuntu 12.10 Windows Installer, did the updates, and upgraded. sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get -y upgrade sudo apt-get -y ...

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