CentOS 8
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Desktop Environment : GNOME Desktop
2019/09/26
 
If you installed CentOS without GUI but now need GUI because of GUI required applications and so on, Install Desktop Environment like follows.
[1] Install GNOME Desktop Environment on this example.
[root@dlp ~]#
dnf -y group install "Server with GUI"

[2] After installing environment, to start Desktop session on CUI, re-login with a common user and run like follows.
[cent@dlp ~]$
startx
# GNOME Shell starts by default but you'd like to use classic mode, set like follows and go startx

[cent@dlp ~]$
vi ~/.xinitrc
# create new

export XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP=GNOME-Classic:GNOME
export GNOME_SHELL_SESSION_MODE=classic
exec /usr/bin/gnome-session --session=gnome-classic
[cent@dlp ~]$
startx
[3] Or, if you would like to change your System to Graphical Login as default,
change setting like here and restart computer.
Then, Graphical Login screen is shown like follows.
[4] When initial login for each user, they should select language or keyboard settings. After configuring initial login settings, GNOME Desktop session starts like follows.
[5] On RHEL 8 / CentOS 8, GNOME Shell is set default but if you would like to change to Classic mode like RHEL 7 / CentOS 7, then Click the icon that is placed on the left side of [Sign In] button on the login screen and Select [Classic] on the selection like follows.
[6] GNOME Desktop Classic Session starts.
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