Adding VNC Server to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3

Time Required: 10 minutes

Class Materials:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3 64-bit install media

The following steps show how to install a VNC server on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3.

VNC provides a remote desktop solution, allowing users to connect to the Linux system remotely and being able to use the native Linux desktop.

In many Linux distributions, a VNC server is installed by default, but with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.x the package must be manually added.

Note: Although the test system for this blog was a RHEL 6.3 system, these steps should work with any RHEL 6.0 or CentOS 6.0 and above Linux system.

First, locate and mount your RHEL 6.3 install media.

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