Q. I don’t need GUI as I’m developing CLI based applications. By default Ubuntu Loads Gnome GUI. How do I disable X.org / Gnome under Linux so that I get text only login? A. You can use GUI tools or command line tools to disable GDM (Gnome Display Manager) service (/etc/init.d/gdm). Disable GDM using GUI […]


I’m using Debian Linux for last 4 years. I’m not able to find out update-rc.d like command ( install and remove System-V style init script links) on Redhat enterprise Linux (RHEL 5). Can you specify equivalent command for the same task?


Q. Under Red Hat or Cent OS chkconfig command provides a simple command-line tool for maintaining the /etc/rc[0-6].d directory hierarchy by relieving system administrators of the task of directly manipulating the numerous symbolic links in those directories. How do I control (or maintain Ubuntu runlevel) startup service under Debian or Ubuntu Linux with command line […]