Possible to temporarily have armbian boot into headless mode?
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Hi,

 

Orange PI Lite

Armbian 5.25 (latest download available at the time of this post)

ARMBIAN 5.25 stable Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS 3.4.113-sun8i

 

I would like to have the Pi boot without the desktop environment, and either start it manually over SSH.

 

I found a tutorial that said to edit /etc/default/grub and change GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash" to GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="text" but that file does not apply, so I'm not sure how to impliment this for armbian.

 

I don't want to remove the desktop environment completely, but rather have it bootup to command line only, and if I need the desktop environment log into via SSH and either re-edit "a file" and reboot, or preferably run a command to then start/open the desktop environment.

 

 

Is this possible?

 

Thank you,

Jonathan

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There is no grub ...

 

Permanent change - check:

/etc/default/nodm

Per request:

 

service nodm start / stop

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