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The solution is in the file itself: # Uncomment the following TWO (2) lines for normal desktop: However, in your config, only the first line is uncommented. The xinitrc sript is skipped, because it is still commented. Uncomment this line, and you should be fine. Without it, starting a gnome-session is futile.
I have encounter the same problem when I init my small VPS. The issue is caused by small memory. So without spending extra money to increase the memory which you not needed, you could simply create swap files to aids the installation. Yes the swap is slow, but all you need is get the install done. On Ubuntu 14.04, I do the following to solve the problem: ...
Connecting from Ubuntu and other Unix-like systems with X11-based GUIs If I understand the situation correctly, you are connecting to a remote EC2 instance (perhaps a "cloud server"). You are probably using ssh. Installing an X server on the EC2 instance won't help, because you need this application's graphical interface to appear on your end, not on the ...
This is probably because you are missing a display server. Seems to be a common issue. You should try installing X or something similar. You can install X using sudo apt-get install xorg openbox That should fix your issue. For more on that, take a look here.
Disabling the performance_schema also saves a lot of memory. My empty database going from 400m to 40m on startup: performance_schema=0 MySQL Docs: http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.6/en/performance-schema.html
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