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x server

Postby VladimirPutin » Thu Apr 12, 2012 7:18 am

how do i stop x server ?
i have linux mint 12 lisa gnome

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Re: x server

Postby travis7585 » Sun Apr 15, 2012 5:23 am

Here are the two simplest ways to stop and restart X, found in about 2 seconds searching for "stop x server" on google:

From the command line
Stop the xserver: Go to virtual console 1 (Press Ctrl + Alt + F1 and enter your login information), then run this command (type it in and press enter):

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sudo service lightdm stop

Start the xserver: from virtual console 1, run:

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sudo service lightdm start

Keyboard shortcut
Use the following keyboard shortcut to restart the xserver: ALT + SYSRQ/PRTSC + K

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