back to the command shell prompt after booting

hi all,

I had used to enter into ubuntu Desktop GUI.

now I want to go back to the out-of-box status, i.e. back to command shell prompt instead of GUI after booting .

can someone tell me how to do that?


If you want to go back exactly to the out of the box status, you probably should just flash the latest release in there (it will delete everything).

Or if just don’t want to start the GUI after boot but don’t mind the packages being installed, you can just disable lightdm from starting during the boot.

For disabling lightdm something like this could work: