Trying to install CentOS 7 and i get a prompt: [username@localhost ~]$

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justindwalker87
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Trying to install CentOS 7 and i get a prompt: [username@localhost ~]$

Post by justindwalker87 » 2020/02/05 17:09:40

Trying to install CentOS 7 and i get prompted to enter "localhost login" (for which I enter my user name), then Password (enter my password), then a prompt: [justin@localhost ~]$. Anyone know what to do from here? Thank you in advance!

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Re: Trying to install CentOS 7 and i get a prompt: [username@localhost ~]$

Post by TrevorH » 2020/02/05 17:15:11

Welcome to linux. That is what you get if you do a minimal install (the default). It's a command line only login. If you wanted a GUI then you chose the wrong install type - hit the Software Selection button in the install and pick a different type.
CentOS 6 will die in November 2020 - migrate sooner rather than later!
Info for USB installs on http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/InstallFromUSBkey
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justindwalker87
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Re: Trying to install CentOS 7 and i get a prompt: [username@localhost ~]$

Post by justindwalker87 » 2020/02/05 17:32:48

Trying it, Thank you!

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Re: Trying to install CentOS 7 and i get a prompt: [username@localhost ~]$

Post by justindwalker87 » 2020/02/05 18:38:49

Worked like a charm like I'm sure you knew it would. THanks again

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