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

Keith Roberts keith at karsites.net
Fri Sep 17 14:06:36 EDT 2010


On Fri, 17 Sep 2010, Jim Wildman wrote:

> To: CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org>
> From: Jim Wildman <jim at rossberry.com>
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] looking for cool,
>     post-install things to do on a centos 5.5 system
> 
> On Fri, 17 Sep 2010, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>
>>  i've already added a section on EPEL, just so i can install things
>> like git.  and i know there's an entire page at centos.org on extra
>> repos.  any there that you *particularly* recommend?  i'll revisit
>> that page later today but i'm thinking that, for the sake of this
>> first-level admin course, EPEL might be sufficient for now.
>
> How to identify and work your way out of rpm conflicts.  (without using
> nodeps of course).

How to download, md5sum check, unpack, configure and 
compile a GPL *.tar.gz package.

As SysAdmin that's something they will need to do sooner or 
later :)

Keith

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