How to kill KDE or X server? openSuse 10.2

I want to use yast to do system updates then i want to go back to text mode.
I use startx to start x server, what is the best and easiest way to terminate x server after i am done?

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Duncan RoeConnect With a Mentor Software DeveloperCommented:
Oh I missed that.
After Ctr-Alt-F6, "pkill X" should do it. Ctl-Alt-Backspace may do it from X - if you get login screen after logout of KDE
Is the X server not killed when you log out using the KDE menu?

You could also try tro press Ctrl-Alt-Backspace, that should also kill the X server.
Duncan RoeSoftware DeveloperCommented:
X server may be being respawned by init. Change to runlevel 3: Ctrl-Alt_F6 (to get a console) then become root and type "telinit 3", or if configured you might try "sudo telinit 3"
If he has to start it using "startx", why should init respawn it?
Ricardo ElenaManager, US OperationsCommented:
just log off the GUI session or a more drastick way is to find your session and kill it
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