I have a CentOS 6.2 OS which boots into GUI. How, upon startup, can I not boot into the GUI and instead, boot into the CLI? I want to do this at computer startup time.
When you are at the GRUB menu where you select which OS to boot (if this menu don't appear, press ESC while you get the "Booting CentOS in X seconds"), press e to edit your boot commands. You should see a screen like this: (parameters may vary)
Look for the line that begins with
To make this stick: edit