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I installed minimal CentOS Linux 7.x on my laptop. How can I install Gnome desktop GUI on a RHEL (Red Hat) 7 or CentOS Linux 7 system using command line option?
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I recently installed Debian version 6.x on my Mac book pro. I wanted to write code in C/Gnome GTK and develop apps for fun and profit. How do I install C and Gnome gtk development environment under Debian or Ubuntu Linux operating systems?
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I need to replace special characters with equivalent hexadecimal unicode under Linux or Unix like operating system. How do I list or find out unicodes for given characters?
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Sometime when I logged on to my Gnome Linux desktop I noticed that windows decoration disappeared i.e. minimize / maximaize / close buttons and other decoration gone. How do I fix this annoying problem under Fedora / Mint / Debian / Ubuntu Linux gnome desktop?
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When I try to login into my Linux Gnome based desktop system, I get the following error from GDM :

gconf-sanity-check-2 exited with status 256

How do I fix this problem?
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Nautilus is the file manager for the GNOME desktop. How do I open Nautilus from the Linux or Unix shell prompt to open files and directories on a Linux or Unix based desktop?
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I've the NetworkManager service is installed and started under Linux desktop. The applet is running. The NetworkManager can display available network hardware and wireless networks. But, I'm unable to add VPN support as the Add tab is greyed out. I need to use both PPTP and Cisco vpn clients. How do I fix this problem under Debian or Ubuntu Linux?
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