How to Install Remote Desktop (RDP) on CentOS 7



 

How to Install Remote Desktop (RDP) on CentOS 7

How to install XRDP

sudo yum install -y epel-release
yum -y install xrdp tigervnc-server
sudo systemctl enable xrdp
sudo systemctl start xrdp

chcon --type=bin_t /usr/sbin/xrdp
chcon --type=bin_t /usr/sbin/xrdp-sesman

How to Open firewall ports

sudo firewall-cmd --add-port=3350/tcp --permanent
sudo firewall-cmd --add-port=3389/tcp --permanent

How to Install GNOME Desktop Environment

Better to start with

 

yum -y update

Install GNOME

yum -y groupinstall "GNOME Desktop" "Graphical Administration Tools" -y
or
sudo yum groupinstall "GNOME DESKTOP" "Graphical Administration Tools" -y

echo "gnome-session" > ~/.Xclients
chmod +x ~/.Xclients
sudo systemctl restart xrdp.service

Setting GUI target

Since VPS are mostly with the command line interface you will need to set GUI as a boot target so that every time you restart the VPS the OS should boot in GUI environment:

systemctl get-default

if the output says multi-user.target than you will need to run below command:

sudo systemctl set-default graphical.target

and than reboot by below command

reboot

DONE!

Now you can start Remote Desktop in Windows

How to, CentOS 7, Amazon AWS, Google Cloud, Oracle Cloud

If you can't find remote desktop in the start menu you can use

Window Key + R and type mstsc.exe

Now go to your Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Console on the left menu Compute > Instance and select your instance

Copy your public IP and paste in Compute: box of Remote Desktop and connect.

XRDP login menu will popup you will need to login with the "root" user and the password you set for the "root" user

This is how GNOME looks:

How to Install XFCE Desktop Environment

 

This is preferred desktop environment if you are using VPS system with less resources for example if you are using Oracle Cloud Always Free account this environment recommended.

However if you are a graphics fan you can stick to GNOME.

To Install XFCE start with

sudo yum -y install epel-release
sudo yum -y groupinstall "X Window system"
sudo yum groupinstall -y "Xfce"

and to add in XRDP sessions XFCE environment run below command:

echo "xfce4-session" > ~/.Xclients
chmod a+x ~/.Xclients
sudo systemctl restart xrdp.service

and reboot

reboot

 

How to Install MATE Desktop Environment

To install MATE its better to uninstall XFCE or GNOME environment.

To uninstall XFCE:

sudo yum groupremove -y "Xfce"
sudo yum remove -y libxfce4*

Install MATE by following command:

sudo yum -y groupinstall "X Window system"
sudo yum -y groupinstall "MATE Desktop"

echo "mate-session" > ~/.Xclients
chmod +x ~/.Xclients
sudo systemctl restart xrdp.service

Reboot using this command:

init 6

How to Install KDE Desktop Environment

To install KDE you will need X Window system as well to install both in one command use below command:

sudo yum groupinstall 'KDE' 'X Window System'

echo "startkde" > ~/.Xclients
chmod +x ~/.Xclients
sudo systemctl restart xrdp.service

Connect with Remote Desktop as explained above.

KDE environment looks like as shown below:

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