How-To Install Gnome 2 (MATE) on Fedora Linux 17

If you – like me – don`t like Gnome 3 and want the Gnome 2 desktop environment back on Fedora 17, this guide is for you.

Open the terminal and run:
yum install
yum groupinstall MATE-Desktop

Solaris 11 – Install Gnome on Text Install

When you`ve got an old server with CD-ROM and therefore cannot install the live edition, or you have another reason to install Gnome on Solaris 11 you should follow my very short guide;

Login onto the console and use the following commands:

sudo pkg install slim_install
sudo svcadm enable gdm

And if you want to run the deskstop: