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Ubuntu Linux shutdown the X server

May 1, 2008

“How do I shutdown the X server, so that I have a command line prompt on the console?”

If you are using GNOME:
sudo /etc/init.d/gdm stop

Again to start GNOME desktop:
sudo /etc/init.d/gdm start

source : http://theos.in/ubuntu-linux-shutdown-the-x-server.html

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