[CentOS] Centos 6 Server has no GUI

Andy Holt centos-list at orgdotuk.org.uk
Tue Jul 12 08:40:05 UTC 2011

> On 11/07/2011 16:46, I wrote:
> What caught me out (_doesn't_ sounds like it did you though), 
> was that the CentOS 6 x86_64 installer chose to do a text-based
> install, through lack of support for the graphics card, I 
> guess (this is inside VMware Server 1.0!).  The text-based 
> install does
> not give you a choice of the kind of stuff to install, you 
> just seem to get 'minimal'.

Or in fact, as someone just pointed out in another thread, make sure you have >652MB of RAM, and then the graphical installer _will_
be used, even under VMware Server 1.0.


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