Installation of a graphical user interface for Linux

All Linux-Server operating systems are installed by default without a graphical user interface (GUI). A GUI on a dedicated server can only be accessed if a KVM is connected.This tutorial will guide you through an easy installation process of the two most common GUIs for Ubuntu, Debian and CentOS.Please note that you will always have …

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Debian & Ubuntu Upgrade

At Contabo, we always offer you the latest version of many popular Linux operating systems. This tutorial shows you how to upgrade from an old version to the latest Debian (stable) or Ubuntu LTS. Important: Before proceeding make sure to have a local backup of all important files, the upgrade might fail and your server …

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Debian 10 available now!

Just released last week, available at Contabo as of today: Debian 10, codename Buster. It is available for all our VPS and dedicated server – just select it during the order process. If you are an existing customer and would like to upgrade to Debian 10, you can do so via our customer control panel. …

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Fedora 30 available now!

Today is the hottest day of the year in Germany, with temperatures currently at 37 degrees Celsius (98,6 degrees Fahrenheit) and it is really tough to step out of the door. You start to sweat immediately! We hope the temperatures in your place of residence are a bit more humane and you can enjoy the …

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How do I connect to my Windows server via RDP?

This tutorial will show you how to connect to your Windows VPS or dedicated server at Contabo via RDP from different operating systems. The following scenarios will be covered: Connections from desktop operating systems: Establishing a RDP connection from WindowsOS (e.g. Windows 7, 8, 10) Establishing a RDP connection from LinuxOS (e.g. Debian, Ubuntu) Establishing …

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