Topics: Red Hat / Linux

Preventing Gnome's initial setup

The first time a user logs into the default desktop (Gnome) for Red Hat version 7 based systems, they're prompted to set a language, add online accounts, and dropped into a help menu right from the start. While this might be nice for brand new users, it's certainly not ideal for everyone.

There is a very simple way to prevent this annoyance, by simple removing package gnome-initial-setup:

# yum -y erase gnome-inital-setup

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