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Old 27th October 2008, 12:38 PM
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Install X / Gnome on a headless server. ( So i can Rdesktop to it )

install X and Gnome on fedora terminal only server.

Hi guys,
Ive got a fedora server, its doesnt have and GUI installed.

How do i install gnome , load it and then rdesktop to the machine?

I would preferr to do this remotely via the terminal if possible.

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Old 27th October 2008, 04:25 PM
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If you can SSH to the remote server, gain root access or are in the sudoers file, just do
yum groupinstall GNOME Desktop Environment
yum groupinstall X Window System
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Old 27th October 2008, 06:09 PM
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What version of fedora is the server
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