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How to install GNOME desktop on linux (CENTOS).I would appreciate detailed steps as I am a linux newbie.

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This question is better asked on serverfault.com –  Michiel Buddingh' Jul 15 '09 at 6:40
    
Well, superuser actually... –  derobert Jul 15 '09 at 6:42
    
it has been asked on serverfault, and downvoted there too. serverfault.com/questions/40901/… –  Rich Seller Jul 15 '09 at 7:08
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Vow; people are very religious here about the kind of questions. I am a developer and needed this environment to figure our some issue and looks like it is treated like crime here and also somebody went ahead checked serverfault too for my activity trace;). –  Krishna Kumar Jul 15 '09 at 9:29
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 yum groupinstall "X Window System" "GNOME Desktop Environment"
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Use yum as indicated here and here.

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I usually do this: yum install @x11 @desktop

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