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How to boot without graphical environment

by joekamprad

If you are using grub boot without starting graphical environment like this:

  • Press e when the grub-bootmenu appears.
  • Use the arrow keys to find the line looks like this:
    linux /vmlinuz=linux root=UUID=...... rw quiet resume=.... (… = long snake of numbers)
  • put systemd.unit=multi-user.target right after rw like this:
    rw systemd.unit=multi-user.target resume=....
  •  i do remove quiet to get a more speaky output on boot (rest leave untouched!!!)
  • Press Ctrl+X to boot with this parameter.
  • now you will boot up without graphical environment, and can login normal user and proceed with repairing…
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