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May
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accepted uninstalling flash plugin completely
May
20
accepted How to upgrade a single package using apt-get?
May
20
comment How to upgrade a single package using apt-get?
great, so it works after all, thanks
May
20
asked How to upgrade a single package using apt-get?
May
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awarded  Benefactor
May
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awarded  Scholar
May
18
accepted switch temporarily to headless mode or runlevel 3?
May
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comment GDM causes freeze on a remote login server. (over 5,000 users)
@Jason, it seems a hardware problem
May
18
comment GDM causes freeze on a remote login server. (over 5,000 users)
also, its not clear from your post what is that you are experiencing (syslog? /var/log/X.0.log? offending package?), also, i don't know what 'hiding the users' actually mean
May
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comment GDM causes freeze on a remote login server. (over 5,000 users)
you don't mention it, but i'm sure you have tried removing the offending package?
May
18
comment switch temporarily to headless mode or runlevel 3?
thanks, i appreciate your answer. The reason i've added a bounty is because i was hoping someone would offer a solution using the actual runlevels; whatever scripts/interfaces uses ubuntu for them
May
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comment switch temporarily to headless mode or runlevel 3?
that would be acceptable
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awarded  Commentator
May
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comment switch temporarily to headless mode or runlevel 3?
you are right, i've added comments on each of the answers
May
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comment switch temporarily to headless mode or runlevel 3?
this might be the better option given the above requirements, however i shudder at the thought that to do this i need to tinker with grub
May
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comment switch temporarily to headless mode or runlevel 3?
if i reboot the server it will still boot into gdm
May
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comment uninstalling flash plugin completely
sorry, still, it shows nothing on the 'plugins in use'
May
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awarded  Promoter
May
16
comment switch temporarily to headless mode or runlevel 3?
there should be a really simple answer for this on linux, but it seems that ubuntu makes it really hard?
May
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comment uninstalling flash plugin completely
amusingly enough, there is none, there is just "Ubuntu firefox modifications 0.9rc2"