CentOS 7
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Cinnamon Desktop Environment
2014/08/30
 
Desktop Environment is not neccessary for Server usage, though. But Sometimes installation or using an application requires Desktop Environment, then build Desktop Environment as follwos.
[1] Install Cinnamon Desktop Environment on here.
[root@dlp ~]#
yum -y groups install "Server with GUI"
# install from EPEL

[root@dlp ~]#
yum --enablerepo=epel -y install cinnamon*
[2] Input a command like below after finishing installation of new packages.
[root@dlp ~]#
echo "exec /usr/bin/cinnamon-session" >> ~/.xinitrc

[root@dlp ~]#
[3] Cinnamon Desktop Environment starts. For first booting, initial setup runs like follows. Select System language first.
[4] Select your keyboard type.
[5] Add online accounts if you'd like to.
[6] Configuration finished and click "Start using CentOS Linux".
[7] Cinnamon Desktop Environments starts like follows.
 
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