SCREEN required install to get Virtual Consoles with CTRL+ALT+[F1-F6]

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SCREEN required install to get Virtual Consoles with CTRL+ALT+[F1-F6]

Post by lse123new » 2018/06/18 08:14:05

SCREEN required install to get Virtual Consoles with CTRL+ALT+[F1-F6] ???

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Re: SCREEN required install to get Virtual Consoles with CTRL+ALT+[F1-F6]

Post by avij » 2018/06/18 09:59:20

No.

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Post by lse123new » 2018/06/18 11:14:39

If install screen or and tmux ... what are the key combinations to change virtual consoles? I will give LFCS Admin exam on Cent OS 7 >>>

8. Only a single terminal console is available during the exam. Terminal multiplexers such as GNU Screen and tmux can
be used to create virtual consoles.

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Re: SCREEN required install to get Virtual Consoles with CTRL+ALT+[F1-F6]

Post by avij » 2018/06/30 18:29:40

If you have a physical machine you can change the terminals with (Ctrl+)Alt+Fn.

If you are connecting via ssh or similar and want multiple windows, yes, you will need screen or tmux or similar. You can change between sessions in screen with Ctrl-a 0, Ctrl-a 1, Ctrl-a 2 etc, and create new ones with Ctrl-a c. Not sure about tmux, but man tmux will surely tell you. If you are taking a Linux exam, you really should be able to find the information you need from the man pages.

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Post by lse123new » 2018/07/01 12:06:24

I installed screen
you have any idea how install tmux in CentOS 7... ?
can exist both but use one at a time?

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Post by avij » 2018/07/01 14:45:38

Seriously, if you are studying for a Linux admin exam, you will need far better problem solving skills than you have demonstrated. But anyway.. You can install tmux the same way you installed screen. As for the second part of your question, how about trying what happens? Experimenting is an important part in learning stuff.

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Re: SCREEN required install to get Virtual Consoles with CTRL+ALT+[F1-F6]

Post by TrevorH » 2018/07/01 15:06:08

Just to be plain about it, the correct way to install things on a CentOS system is to use yum install $thing - so in this case `yum install tmux`
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