How to Fix GNOME License Not Accepted Issue on CentOS 7

This post assume that you have just finished the Gnome GUI installation on CentOS 7 by using “yum groupinstall “GNOME Desktop” “Graphical Administration Tools” -y” command. Previously you are running a minimum CentOS 7, only with command line via terminal. But after you reboot the server you get the following screen.

Initial setup of CentOS Linux 7 (core)
1) [x] Creat user 2) [!] License information
(no user will be created) (license not accepted)
Please make your choice from above ['q' to quit | 'c' to continue | 'r' to refresh]:

Gnome-Gui-License-1

To fix the issue, you have to perform the following :

a) Press 1
b) Press 2 in order to change [ ] to [x] in front of 2) I accept the license agreement
c) Press q
d) Accept license menu does not prompt anymore at boot.

Gnome-Gui-License-2

How to Install GNOME Desktop on Linux CentOS

In this post, i will share on how to install GNOME Desktop on Linux CentOS server. GNOME is a desktop environment and graphical user interface that runs on top of a computer operating system. It is composed entirely of free and open source software. It is an international project that includes creating software development frameworks, selecting application software for the desktop, and working on the programs that manage application launching, file handling, and window and task management. This steps has been tested on linux CentOS 5.8 server and may working on other versions as well.

Simply run the following command :

[root@centos58 ~]# yum groupinstall "X Window System" "GNOME Desktop Environment" -y