Quote Originally Posted by KMDave View Post
While playing around, I noticed that the /etc/inittab is missing.

The reason for that is that Ubuntu is using Upstart instead of the Sys-V Init.

In order to change the default runlevel you have to:
Thanks a lot KM. Just to say that this has worked fine for me, but I used "nano" instead of "vi", in case it helps anyone. Of course this saves having to mess about with the sudoers file in wich I'm quite lost at the moment. I'll have to get at that some day.