Centos 5 with XFCE


Xfce is a lightweight desktop environment, which based on the GTK+ library. It uses less resources than alternative desktop environments, yet is still visually appealing, fast, and user-friendly. Xfce is the perfect environment if you absolutely have to have a desktop interface on your server.


    yum install switchdesk
    yum groupinstall "X Window System"
    yum groupinstall "GNOME Desktop Environment"
    yum groupinstall XFCE-4.4
    Reboot your machine
    Log-in to your graphical environment, at log-in you have the option to select a desktop environment from a list. If you are already logged-in then use the command:

    from the terminal . It will ask you to select a default desktop environment for the next log-in.
    Use “CTL + ALT + Backspace ” to log-out from the graphical environment, the next log-in will take your configurations.


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