On 12/05/2012 02:34 PM, Les Mikesell wrote: > On Wed, Dec 5, 2012 at 12:17 PM, Robert Moskowitz <rgm at htt-consult.com> wrote: >>> It's been ages since I've used CentOS with a GUI (my desktop at the time). >>> There's a Add/Remove Software application in the menu somewhere. >> I also don't 'run' CentOS with a GUI, but jumping into Centos 6.3 from >> 5.3, I felt there would be enough that I would have to do to warrant >> starting out with the GUI on a test installation. In my production >> systems (the 5.3 ones still running), I would install Gnome, but set >> inittab to level 3 and use VNC when I needed more than just an SSH >> connection. > I recommend installing freenx and using the NX client (available for > linux/windows/mac) when you want remote GUI access. > I played around with freenx and have just settled on vnc for as little as I need it. I have a few things secured down, and for external access, I run it over SSH. Perhaps another time to open this back up. I have Samba and mail to get working new. Plus I will be upgrading my domain server so I can finally implement DNSSEC.