[CentOS] how do I stop X / gnome via SSH?

Paul Bijnens paul.bijnens at xplanation.com
Wed Jul 23 07:59:32 UTC 2008

Paul Bijnens wrote:
> Rudi Ahlers wrote:
>> Hi all
>> I need to disable / stop X from running on a remote server, to which 
>> I only have SSH access, and I have never done this before. So, can 
>> someone please tell me how todo it?
> telinit 3

And forgot to mention that, to disable it when the next time the server 
edit the file /etc/inittab and set the default runlevel to 3, instead of 
5, by
editing this line:


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