Tutorial – How to install GUI on CentOS VPS

Today I want to wrote my experience on installing GUI on my CentOS VPS.

My VPS having the following specifications :
– Disk Space 50 Gb
– Memory 2 Gb
– Operating System CentOs 6 32 Bit

1. Installing Desktop Environtment :

# yum -y install gnome*
# yum -y install kde*
# yum -y groupinstall “KDE (K Desktop Environtment)”
# yum -y groupinstall “X Window System”

2. Installing VNC Server :

# yum -y install vnc vnc-server firefox x11-xorg

3. Setting up the VNC Server :

# vncserver :1 -geometry 1024×768 -depth 16 -pixelformat rgb565

4. Adding configuration to the xstartup :

# nano ~/.vnc/xstartup
add this line at the bottom :

gnome-session &

5. Start the VNC Server and connect to it :

# vncserver
And then it will ask you the password for logging to your VPS
Connect to your VPS using your favourite VNC Viewer and the IP, for example : 55.555.555.555:1

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