Apr 02

How do I exit the X Server from command line?

Category: Linux   — Published by tengo on April 2, 2008 at 1:40 pm

When on console, you can exit the X Server, which is running in the background, with:

/etc/init.d/gdm stop

or later restart it with:

sudo /etc/init.d/gdm restart

The toggle shortcut to switch back to the X Server's GUI is <CTRL> + <Alt> + <Backspace>