Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (Maipo) , Linux kernel 3.10,GNOME 3.8,

Applications and Places menu on the top panel

Virtual consoles can be accessed by holding the Ctrl and Alt keys and pressing a function key between F1 and F6. Let’s take an example.

You can cycle through virtual consoles using the Crtl+Alt+F1 to F7 keys. Switching does not terminate the active login session. Each virtual console is independent and separate.

A GUI needs to use additional system resources to load the graphical part thus it is going to be slower than using the command line.



CLI vs GUI - Which one is better?

RHCE Practice Lab Setup in VMWare and in VirtualBox


Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)

Certification  RHCSA
Red Hat Official Course Material SA1 SA2

RHCSA is an entry-level certification that focuses on actual competencies at system administration, including installation and configuration of a Red Hat Enterprise Linux system and attach it to a live network running network services.

To pass EX200, a 2.5-hour hands-on lab exam.

The minimum passing score for the exam is 210 out of 300 possible points (70%).


Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)

Certification  RHCE
Red Hat Official Course Material SA3

To achieve the RHCE certification, the student must pass the RHCSA exam, EX200, and in addition EX300, a 3.5-hour hands-on lab exam