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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. In Ubuntu 11.10, however, it has no effect - I am still presented with the LightDM login screen. Any clues?

marked as duplicate by Seth Apr 8 '14 at 16:03

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