[CentOS] Installing a gnome-desktop on CENTOS-6.3 following minimal system install.

Nux! nux at li.nux.ro
Fri Oct 5 09:34:08 EDT 2012


On 05.10.2012 14:31, Nux! wrote:
> On 05.10.2012 14:05, James B. Byrne wrote:
>
>> So what is it that I am missing?  What other step is required to get
>> my 'normal' gnome desktop with the utilities ans such displayed in
>> the
>> title bar?
>
> Try:
> yum groupinstall "Desktop" "Desktop Platform" "General Purpose 
> Desktop"
>
> Btw, you can't really have "minimal" AND "gnome" ... :-)

Also, make sure you install "gdm" and "gdm-user-switch-applet" if you 
want a graphical login manager. /etc/inittab default runlevel needs to 
be 5.
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