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How to install GNOME desktop to CentOS VPS / Dedicated ?

If happens to be not experienced with Linux command line, you may want to install the famous desktop Gnome on your VPS server.
– Install Gnome on CentOS 6!

The most famous & popular Linux Desktop is called GNOME. It lets you simplify the admin process of your entire Linux server. It is important to note that desktop environment installation is a bit resource hungry, so we recommend to those who want to install gnome on their VPS to have at least 512 MB of RAM !
1) Install Gnome
yum -y groupinstall Desktop

2) Install VNC server, fonts and Firefox browser
yum -y install tigervnc-server xorg-x11-fonts-Type1 firefox

3) Now lets start the VNC server on your VPS:
vncserver
Now you can log in to your server using the VNC client, e.g using Remote Desktop.

For host you have to use your VPS IP including :1 (port 1).

You will then be asked for a password, which you have already typed in step 3:

And , that’s it ! You have finally,connect to your dekstop!


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