[CentOS] Installing a gnome-desktop on CENTOS-6.3 following minimal system install.
bukowskiscat at gmail.com
Fri Oct 5 10:43:37 EDT 2012
m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
> Nux! wrote:
>> 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?
>>> yum groupinstall "Desktop" "Desktop Platform" "General Purpose
>>> Btw, you can't really have "minimal" AND "gnome" ... :-)
> Yeah... they keep changing the group names, for no good reason AFAIK. For
> example, between 5 and 6, they changed KDE from "KDE (K Desktop
> Environment)" to "KDE Desktop". Note that we groupinstall "X Window
> System" and Desktop, and *then* the KDE; I'd assume gnome was the same.
> mark, confirmed gnome disliker (and hater of gnome 3)
If I require a minimal desktop in CentOS 6, I usually use the net
install ISO & when the time comes, just select 'minimal desktop' &
there's a small(ish) gnome desktop installed but without all the major
Granted this minimal desktop does include Firefox but then again, if I
want a desktop environment, I usually want Firefox.
CentOS 6.3, Debian Squeeze, Fedora Beefy, OS X Snow Leopard, Ubuntu Precise
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