Usually CentOS 7 comes in a numbers of variants, For most users, there are two major options are the GUI installation. or the minimal installation, and in most cases users prefer to use minimal installation which use remote shell commands. In this article we will talk about switching from minimal installation to GUI (Graphical User Interface) installation.
To install GUI “GNOME Desktop” on centos7
Login to your server using SSH , then run the following command
Note that this may take a while, download required packages.
Start centos 7 GUI
By default after installing the “GNOME Desktop” group of packages, the default target will not have changed, as example after you reboot the server the GUI will not automatically load. To check the current default target run the following command:
the result means that still not GUI enabled. Now we change to graphical interface
to verify again what is the default run again the command
And we are good,you can now reboot your server and the GUI interface will appear asking for accepting license , and under user settings , you can start add new users. You can change to the GUI by performing ‘systemctl isolate graphical.target’ which will change us to the GUI immediately.
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To Remove centos 7 GUI
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