Setup Scientific Linux 6 + VNC + Desktop

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Setup Scientific Linux 6 + VNC + Desktop

Postby serveroffer » 2019 Aug 01, 21:08

Minimal server requirements: 2GB RAM, 1 vCPU
Operating system: Setup Scientific Linux 6, Centos 6

Update system:
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yum update

Install base apps:
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yum install xorg-x11-apps

Install base desktop environment:
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yum groupinstall Desktop  "Desktop Platform" "X Window System"  "Internet Browser" "Graphical Administration Tools" Fonts

Install VNC server
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yum install vnc*

Edit VNC Server Config:
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nano /etc/sysconfig/vncservers

Update VNC Server settings - set display ID and resolution:
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VNCSERVERARGS[1]="-geometry 1280x1024 -nolisten tcp"

Set VNC root password:
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Enable VNC Server automatic startup:
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chkconfig vncserver on

Start VNC Server itself:
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service vncserver start
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