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In the beginning, there was the command line. And it was good. Command line begat GUI. GUI begat newbies. And lo it came to pass that there was a man known by one name, like Strongbad or Agamemnon. He was called... Shadowman. And he was very, very good.
Got a question that you'd like Shadowman to answer? Ask him.
John K. bowed his head, and plead:
And change it to:
What you are changing is the run-level. From that same file, you can find what the other options do:
0 - halt (Do NOT set initdefault to this) 1 - Single user mode 2 - Multiuser, without NFS (The same as 3, if you do not have networking) 3 - Full multiuser mode 4 - unused 5 - X11 6 - reboot (Do NOT set initdefault to this)
Guy H. poked up from down under and said:
user:*:11981:0:99999:7:::The one with all the 9s in it. You can also do it with the -e flag on 'useradd'.
Gopal R. dug through the nostalgia file and wondered:
To Phil T. From Oz, who wanted to know about DLink200 ADSL, Shadowman Says: Word on the Google says driver has yet to appear, and may be cancelled.
To Tom B. who wanted modem lights, Shadowman Says: Right click the panel Add to Panel > Internet
To Brady J. who is missing modules.dep, Shadowman Says: That should happen by magic. Check another media, something sounds like it's corrupted.