How to setup a desktop PC on RHEL 6.x
These are personal notes for myself to remember things, but they might serve others as well. This document is licensed under Creative Commons Licence 3.0 BY-SA.
The following document covers installation and post-install configuration of a Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop for family desktop use. I will aim to be as friendly as possible to novice linux users. If you are nonetheless stuck at some point using this tutorial google should help answer your questions, just copy-paste your error message into google.
CentOS will be used as a free clone of RHEL. I switched over from Ubuntu to CentOs due to the plague that is Unity and overall better stability. However the Ubuntu way of doing this has somewhat influenced me, experienced linux users will probably notice.