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Build your own server: Part 2

Jul 24, 2007, 21:30 (1 Talkback[s])
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Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame

"Another common question is how to turn of the graphical interface when you don't need it. The GUI takes up cycles to render, but isn't needed, unless you are working in the graphical environment. You won't be surprised when I say it's quite easy to do so. Just hit “control + alt + F1” and you'll be greeted with a command line interface. Login with your username and password and become the root user by issuing “sudo su”. It might seem that the GUI is closed down, but actually it isn't. Pressing “control + alt + F7” will show you that the GUI is still ticking."

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