Originally Posted by thiyagusham
i issued many times init 0 and init 6 command.
init 0 & init 6 are poweroff and restart, they take you nowhere.
if you are new to terminal and want something (desktop) to start with, then follow this steps,
- Insert DVD/ISO
- Mount the DVD/ISO if its not mounted:
- # mkdir -p /media/centosdvd
- # mount /dev/sr0 /media/centosdvd (for DVD)
- # mount -o loop <path-to-file>/CentOS-DVD1.iso /media/centosdvd (for ISO)
- Create Repo file
- # vi /etc/yum.repos.d/centosdvd.repo
- Install packages
- # yum groupinstall "desktop" "General Purpose Desktop" "development tools" "Office Suite and Productivity" --enablerepo=centosdvd
- If you want to start desktop, at command prompt type