[CentOS] Centos 6 Server has no GUI

Michael Schumacher michael.schumacher at pamas.de
Tue Jul 12 11:51:21 UTC 2011

Dear Giles,

On Monday, July 11, 2011 you wrote:

>> So first daft question with Centos 6 (someone had to be first!) I've setup
>> Centos 6 as a Server but as with Centos 5 it used to boot into the GUI but
>> v6 doesn't do this, startx etc doesn't seem to work to launch the GUI

> perhaps::
> yum groupinstall "GNOME Desktop Environment"

There is no "GNOME Desktop Environment" group. Check with yum
grouplist and you will see. And even installing "KDE Desktop" won't
help, because it is not starting automatically. And then, we don't
have runlevels any more, this means a little bit more looking into
details is required. 

best regards
Michael Schumacher
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