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How can I open a GUI from a cli in linux? [closed]

I connect via ssh to a server (Linux) and can not open a GUI. The error is DISPLAY is not set I assume this is some environmental variable. How do I configure this so that a GUI is displayed when ...
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1answer
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Is it possible to execute remote GUI process locally in Windows?

I know that Linux can open - for example - a firefox window in a local pc as if it was a window opened remotely. Can I do the same thing in windows? N.B. I use PsExec but it can launch a program from ...
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2answers
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Set up linux with both GUI and CLI

I want to know if it's possible to install ubuntu server (if there is an other Linux distribution that solves this I'm open to suggestion) with both GUI and CLI so that i can choose to boot it with ...
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3answers
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Is It a Bad Idea to Install the OS GUI on a Server That Will Host Asterisk?

We have a server onto which we plan to install CentOS 6.2. The server will host Asterisk for our office, but is not a webserver. If we install the minimal installation for CentOS - that is, no GUI ...
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1answer
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benchmarking Ubuntu gui versus command line

Has anybody done benchmarks on Ubuntu with the GUI installed versus purely command line? I'm considering adding the GUI to my server, but I am wary of it slowing the system down.
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Do you prefer to administrate servers through a GUI or CLI? [closed]

Do you prefer to admistrate servers through a GUI or CLI? Please state which system OS's you are answering for.