[CentOS] backup server..

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Thu Sep 14 03:02:30 UTC 2006

Sebastien Tremblay wrote:
> (2.) I've got no physical access to the box, and the box has obviously
> no video or sound. Considering this, would it possible to remotely
> administer the box using VNC in a GUI environment? - I figured 2Ghz
> could probably handle me starting x sometimes...! So if possible.. How
> would I do it? I`m assuming there are no `yum install x`....
Well to answer this point, there is yum's "group install" feature.

You can see the available groups and their status with:

# yum grouplist | less

And to install X it would be something like:

# yum groupinstall "GNOME Desktop Environment"

done deal.


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