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

Scott Robbins scottro at nyc.rr.com
Fri Sep 17 15:07:07 EDT 2010


On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 08:18:38AM -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
> On 9/17/10 7:51 AM, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> > On Fri, 17 Sep 2010, Les Mikesell wrote:
> >
> >> Oh - and how to install and use freenx/NX for remote access.
> >
> >    hmmmm ... good idea.  or i might just add in VNC and carry over the
> > freenx to an additional course dealing with networking/remote
> > admin/etc.  thanks.
> 
> I'd guess that for most people starting with linux, freenx with NX running on 
> their existing windows/mac would be a much better fit.  Maybe vmwware player or 
> virtualbox too.
> 

And then, you can give them one of the more important Linux lessons.
Let them install FreeNX, go to the website and see the completely
outdated docmentation.  Learning how horrible so much of the
documentation is, is probably an important part of being a Linux
administrator.  FreeNX, fortunately, has a CentOS wiki article, so let
them google for it. 

Not even being sarcastic here.  Lack of good docoumentation is probably
one of the biggest challenges facing the Linux user or
administrator.


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