Make the terminal default as loggin interface for ubuntu

I have installed the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop. Actually the difference between destop version and the server version is just pre installed packages, linux core. When desktop version has GUI is just because it has been pre-installed. Server version can have GUI(GNOME) also even you would install the package. Anyway, for me who want to save the resouce by disable GUI, I would like to enter into terminal directly, here is the solution:

Edit /etc/default/grub with your favorite editor, eg: nano:

sudo nano /etc/default/grub

Find out this line:

GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash"

Change it to:

GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="text"

Update Grub:

sudo update-grub

When running Nano, remember to sudo, otherwise, you couldn’t save the changed file.

The command of sudo startx can boot to GUI on my system. It stops at certain stage.

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