ArchLinux 2017.10.01: Install GNOME for desktop environment

This article will describe installing GNOME for desktop environment.

1 Install GNOME

Install gnome group and gnome-extra group. This takes about 30 minites.

$ sudo pacman -Sy --noconfirm gnome gnome-extra

Enable gdm.service.

$ sudo systemctl enable gdm

Reboot system.

$ sudo reboot

2 Login to GNOME desktop environment

Login screen is displayed. Login with your username and password.


GNOME desktop environment is displayed.