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30715Re: [LINUX_Newbies] install x on centos 5

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  • Scott
    Feb 1, 2013
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      On Fri, Feb 01, 2013 at 06:05:20PM -0000, Pierre wrote:
      > Hi!


      >
      > I am trying to install x-windows on a machine that run on centos 5
      >
      > I did a group install of gnome with this command:
      >
      > yum -y groupinstall "GNOME Desktop Environment"
      >
      > What am I doing wrong..
      >
      > X is supposed to install itself with the gnome group..??

      Probably not. RH is weird with dependencies.


      You can find out with

      yum provides */X

      And you'll find that the X package is provided by xorg-x11-server-Xorg


      So,

      yum -y install xorg-x11-server-Xorg and you will have X.


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