Author Topic: new login option from ligthdm  (Read 1829 times)

Offline Lizbeth

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new login option from ligthdm
« on: May 17, 2015, 08:02:18 am »
i use openbox by default so it's listed there initially.

there is no login option though for going straight to the command line.

yes i know there is the grub rescue option but it doesn't load my wifi and after trying to use the instructions in my linux manual and looking it up online i cant get wifi to start from the command line so i've abandoned the idea of using grub rescue command line option and im hoping i can add the option to light dm.  i dont want to start an xsession.  command line only login thanks.


Offline MoroS

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Re: new login option from ligthdm
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2015, 09:51:10 am »
Well, it doesn't solve it 100%, but you can always just switch to the console with Ctrl+Alt+F1...F6 (Sparky has 6 text consoles available, it's Debian's default). It'll leave  the LightDM hanging in there, but it's not as resource-hungry as a full-blown user login. Ctrl+Alt+F7 switches you back to Xorg/LightDM.
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