Attention!: Before installing GNOME, you must install the Basic Graphical Environment (Xorg) and Video Driver, if you don't have it installed, go to the following guide:
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To install GNOME with its appropriate plugins:
$ sudo pacman -S gnome gnome-extra
Battery applet (for laptops):
$ sudo pacman -S gnome power manager
Appearance setting tool:
$ sudo pacman -S gnome-tweak-tool
Graphic package manager:
$ sudo pacman -S gnome-packagekit
To have GNOME automatically check for updates, we installed the following tools:
$ sudo pacman -S gnome-settings-daemon-updates polkit-gnome
Activate login manager
For a better integration with the desktop it is advisable to use the startup manager GDM.
We activate GDM:
$ sudo systemctl enable gdm.service
Finally we restart the equipment.
$ sudo reboot
Once our system is restarted, we can enjoy GNOME.
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