16 February 2016

Ubuntu: Install checklist

  1. Install e.g. from Network Installer or ISO
    You may choose to use a kickstarter file
  2. Become super user:
    sudo -i


  1. Setup system mail so it can contact you
  2. Use Tasksel to install SSH if you haven't already
    sudo tasksel
    1. Setup SSH Auth via keys
  3. Configure for automatic updates
    and run it immediately
  4. If you're on a virtual host, install the hosts's tools
Server Roles
You may find a vi cheatsheet useful.

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