CentOS 6.4 Installation Notes








  1. Setup network: System -> Preferences -> Network connections or simply run the following command in terminal:
    sudo nm-connection-editor
  2. Enable sudo without passwd:
    sudo visudo
    and append line:
    username  ALL=(ALL)       NOPASSWD:ALL
  3. Install and enable rpmforge repositories
  4. Install epel repositories and set their priorities
  5. Set up http proxy
  6. Configure printer:
  7. Install Oracle Java 7
  8. Install Skype
  9. Install Dropbox
  10. Install KeepassX
  11. Install VirtualBox
  12. Install unrar, p7zip and file-roller (unrar is to extract .rar archives, p7zip is to extract .7z archives and file-roller is the gui archive manager). You need to enable rpmforge repository(see step 3) to install these packages:
    sudo yum install unrar p7zip file-roller
  13. Install openssh-server
  14. Install LibreOffice:
    sudo yum install libreoffice-core libreoffice-writer libreoffice-impress libreoffice-calc
  15. Install gnome-screenshot:
    sudo yum install gnome-utils -y
  16. Install Firefox addons: xmarks, lastpass
  17. Install flash plugin
  18. Install ibus and pinyin Chinese input method 
  19. Install git
    sudo yum install git
  20. Install FreeNX server
  21. Download and install NoMachine NX client
    sudo rpm -Uvh http://web04.nomachine.com/download/3.5.0/Linux/nxclient-3.5.0-7.x86_64.rpm
    
  22. Download and install Ubuntu font:
    cd ~/Downloads; wget http://font.ubuntu.com/download/ubuntu-font-family-0.80.zip
    sudo mkdir /usr/share/fonts/ubuntu; cd /usr/share/ubuntu
    sudo unzip ~/Downloads/ubuntu-font-family-0.80.zip
    sudo mkfontdir; sudo mkfontscale; sudo fc-cache -fv 
  23. Mount Window FAT32 partition:
    sudo vi /etc/fstab
    and add the line like below:
    /dev/sda5 /windows vfat rw,uid=500,gid=500,umask=077 0 0
    then run
    sudo mount -a
  24. Mount NTFS partition



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