[CentOS] looking for cool, post-install things to do on a centos 5.5 system

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Fri Sep 17 08:06:13 EDT 2010


On Fri, 17 Sep 2010, Keith Roberts wrote:

> Adding Multimedia capabilities
>
> Using SQLite3 from the command line
>   Creating a Database
>   Creating and populating a table
>   Selecting, inserting, updating and deleting data in the
>   database
>
> Remote login sessions using ssh -X
>
> Intro to nmap, nessus and Metasploit
>
> Intro to Firefox plugins, eg Firebug
> How to find and install other usefull FF plugins.
>
> Obviously the list is endless really.

  not entirely.  keep in mind that this is an *admin* course for
RHEL/centos so any additional topics should be primarily
server-oriented.  that suggests that things like multimedia would have
little value.  heck, even graphical utilities might be irrelevant
since, as a server, the system might not even have X installed.

  so, yes, i realize this is still being a bit vague.  i'm just
interested in what others have found as being really, really useful in
the context of setting up a server.

rday

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