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Authored by: meancode on Mar 18, '02 05:48:50AM

im pretty sure if you just type 'exit' you will be plopped back to aqua.



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Authored by: ruffkess on Mar 18, '02 08:24:53AM

This is extremely useful in a server environment. Assuming that the machine is primarily managed and monitored remotely, there is no need for the aqua overhead.

This allows you to free up valuable RAM and processor cycles on your server.

To exit you can also type control-D to logout (standard *nix)



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Authored by: babbage on Mar 18, '02 11:51:59AM
Exactly. I've also been using this trick to free up CPU cycles when doing computationally intensive work like building software from source. for example, it takes hours to build some of the packages from Fink, and shutting down the display environment should make this go a little bit faster, so I routinely do it while logged in at the console rather than Aqua.

If the >console trick really documented anywhere though? Are there other ones like it? In my nightmares I picture a >windows login that would drop you into that accursed other environment..... :) :) :)

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Authored by: sharumpe on Mar 18, '02 06:30:37PM

There are two others that I am aware of:
>restart
>shutdown

Mr. Sharumpe



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Authored by: Dale Mox on Apr 21, '03 09:56:19AM

and
>power to power down your system



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Doesn't work in panther
Authored by: jbiediger on Oct 30, '03 07:15:11PM

I get hung up at a blue screen when I try this.



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