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Deanna
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Questions about getting ready for your Red Hat remote exam?

This thread is dedicated to connect you with Red Hat subject matter experts who can help answer your questions regarding Red Hat remote exams. Please see the following resources for Red Hat Remote Exams below:

For questions on scheduling or redeeming your exams,  please use the Red Hat Certification team comment form here. 

**Our subject matters experts in the Red Hat Learning Community will not be assisting with tasks related to scheduling exams. 

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PetrCihlar
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Hi Punyabrata
Can you boot live Fedora 37 on the computer?
Did you ask your vendor about the laptop's compatibility with Fedora, if you want to boot it?
I would not expect newer computers to be much compatible. Luckily, many older cheap devices work just fine and it is not difficult to get or borrow them for the exam.

Petr Cihlar
Punyabrata
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Hi Petr

As per Red Hat Support - my laptop model is configured only for windows 10 , and does not cater to Linux variants , 

https://www.lenovo.com/il/en/laptops/ideapad/300-series/IdeaPad-330-15-Intel/p/88IP3000996?orgRef=ht...

In any case I got to get new hardware - either on loan or a new one . 

thanks 

Punyabrata Roy

 

PetrCihlar
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Thanks. Do not invest too much. The computer for the exam can be anything with 64bits CPU. So it may be even very old computer. It just needs 8 GB of RAM. Some corporate model like Dell Latitude or Lenovo shoudl work. Or some older desktop computer. Avoid gaming computers with NVIDIA video card. Or borrow something. The computer does not need to be strong, it serves as a terminal. No computing power is needed for the exam. Good luck!

Petr Cihlar
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Hello all,

I have two questions regarding the setup:

1 - Can we use a wired headset during the exam?

2 - Can we use the builtin SD card reader to burn and boot exam environment?

Regards,

Emerson.

PetrCihlar
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Hi,
those questions should be asked on the support chat, they will be answered easily there
https://red.ht/remote-exam-chat 

In emergency, a wired (USB) headset can be used. Headset (unlike headphones) features a microphone, which is mandatory to run the exam. As speakers are not needed and wearing headset in the head is not allowed, you can use headset as a mic leaving it on the desk surface, if necessary. The final yes/no belongs to the proctor

Regards

Petr Cihlar
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My exam is not starting, also informed over call. Please help

 

PetrCihlar
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In such cases, open the link
https://red.ht/remote-exam-chat 
and inform the support. They will inform the proctors or even possibly help you to overcome the problem. They can also check on the exam time and verify your login information.
Regards

Petr Cihlar
sh0305
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Hi,

is it possible to use a regular PC (ATX case) on the exam? 

 

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PetrCihlar
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yes, you do not need to have laptop or internal webcam, so any desktop PC case like you say ATX is allowed. The proctors will ask you to show the cables connected over your external camera, so count on this. Good luck on the exam

Petr Cihlar
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Adriana1
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I downloaded the .iso using Fedora Media Writer but when I select the USB to boot it goes into a command prompt and not the exam environment.

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