CentOS-Red-Hat-Oracle Linux 7 How-to Switch Between Server-Desktop

June 28th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

How-to Start X on Boot on Red Hat 7 Linux Like Systems




The Tip Show How-to Automatically Switch between Server and Graphical Desktop Environment on Boot for CentOS/Red-Hat/Oracle 7 Linux Systems.

The Systems make use by default of systemd, and systemd uses ‘targets’ instead of runlevels.

CentOS-Red-Hat-Oracle Linux 7 How-to Start X on Boot - Featured
  1. Open a Command Line Terminal or Login into Server Shell…

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  3. To Switch to:

    • Graphical Desktop
      su -c "ln -f /lib/systemd/system/graphical.target /etc/systemd/system/default.target"
    • Server
      su -c "ln -f /lib/systemd/system/multi-user.target /etc/systemd/system/default.target"
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