[plug] Need permanent Kubuntu boot to command line.

Jeremy Kerr jk at ozlabs.org
Fri Jun 10 15:33:23 WST 2011

Hi Jim,

> What do I need to change to get Kubuntu to boot to command line?

If you're running Natty, you can use upstart's "override" functionality:

 echo manual > /etc/init/kdm.override

(taken from

Otherwise, if you don't want to ever start kdm (even manually), you can

 sudo mv /etc/init/kdm.conf /etc/init/kdm.conf.disabled

Hope this helps,


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