Instructions to Los Alamos Computers for Configuring Workstations

Kernel

  • Install latest kernel and previous kernel, selectable at boot with default being the latest kernel

Additional packages to install on all machines

  1. xemacs
  2. wv
  3. antiword
  4. xless
  5. sylpheed (from unstable)
  6. sylpheed-doc (from unstable)
  7. muttprint
  8. mozilla-firefox (from unstable)
  9. nedit
  10. abiword (from unstable)
  11. kile (from unstable)
  12. knotes (from unstable)
  13. hevea
  14. dillo
  15. cupsys-bsd (standard)
  16. CUPS drivers for HP Laserjet 4000N, HP Color Laserjet 4500 (both available in category HEWLETT-PACKARD), and Xerox Phaser 6250/DP color laser printer (available in category Xerox). See http://www.office.xerox.com/cgi-bin/DriverD.pl?printer_type=6250 for printer PPD file.
  17. Servers to activate: sshd, samba
  18. Run gdmconfig; in security tab uncheck "Secure System Menu" then Close

Additional packages to install on configuration # 2 (for analysts):

  • Add the following line to /etc/apt/sources.list:
    deb http://cran.us.r-project.org/bin/linux/debian sarge main
  • apt-get -t unstable install r-base, r-base-core, r-doc-pdf, r-recommended

-- FrankHarrell - 28 Jan 2004, 1 Jun 2004, 2 Jun 2004
-- JeffreyHorner - 11 Feb 2004
-- DalePlummer - 19 Feb 2004
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