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Old 11-28-2011, 06:30 PM   #1
boo002
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Windows user all my life, now VPS with Linux, CentOS. Complete lost!


OK, I have my 1st contact with linux today. It was recommended because it's cheaper for a long term use, so I made this choice.
I managed to put all together along with Putty, then logged in and everything was OK. First thing I was supposed to do is to install a graphical desktop and firefox, because this is all what I need to run on my VPS. So I typed in the following commands:

yum –y groupinstall "KDE (K Desktop Environment)"
&
yum -y install vnc vnc-server firefox x11-xorg

but it gives me this:

Loaded plugins: fastestmirror
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
Could not retrieve mirrorlist http://www.mirrorlist.centos.org/?re...64&repo=addons error was
[Errno4] IOError: <urlopen error (-3, 'Temporary failure in name resolution')>
Error: Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: addons

Please help me install those things.
Thank you!
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Last edited by boo002; 11-28-2011 at 07:19 PM.
 
Old 11-28-2011, 07:01 PM   #2
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Same as your double post --> https://www.linuxquestions.org/quest...e-lost-916087/

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