Initial Setup of a Linux CentOS5 / RHEL5 System

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After the initial install there are a number of things that I do to the system.  I'm going to document them here.
 
After the initial install there are a number of things that I do to the system.  I'm going to document them here.
  
# '''''Never''''' login as root!
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# '''''Never''''' login as root! During the install, there will be a place to create an account.  Create an account there.
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Login with the account you created during the install.
 
# Get sudo working for your account.
 
# Get sudo working for your account.

Revision as of 10:02, 17 March 2009

Initial Setup of a Linux CentOS5 /RHEL5 System

After the initial install there are a number of things that I do to the system. I'm going to document them here.

  1. Never login as root! During the install, there will be a place to create an account. Create an account there.

Login with the account you created during the install.

  1. Get sudo working for your account.
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