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

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Fri Sep 17 15:18:23 EDT 2010


Scott Robbins wrote:
> 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 outdated docmentation.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.

Hey, you're being easy on them. Have them install and configure openLDAP,
and find the documentation....

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