[CentOS] Centos 6 Server has no GUI

Keith Roberts keith at karsites.net
Tue Jul 12 12:44:00 UTC 2011

On Tue, 12 Jul 2011, Michael Schumacher wrote:

> To: CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org>
> From: Michael Schumacher <michael.schumacher at pamas.de>
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Centos 6 Server has no GUI
> 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.

How can Linux _not_ have run levels. I thought that was a 
central part of the design of Linux?

Kind Regards,



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