I have a problem for to login LinuxMint 17.3, and want to login in text mode. But I couln't find where can I change runlevel.

This is the login screen. I'm running LinuxMint in Virtualbox environment.

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How can I login as a text mode?


Why not switch to text console using the control-alt f1/f2/.... keys combinations ?

  • 1
    Because I didn't know that key bind. Thanks! – ironsand Dec 14 '15 at 16:18
  • 2
    the f8 is for going back to graphical environment, if needed :) – netmonk Dec 14 '15 at 16:20

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