Revision 3 as of 2008-08-19 12:44:30

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One day, it would be nice to have a standard operating environment for UCC clubroom machines. Currently the state of them could be described as varying degrees of broken, partly due to having no defined procedure for setting them up. The purpose of this page is to brainstorm what this procedure should be.

Steps marked with <!> require a wheel member, anything else can be done by a winadmin.

Steps to do before/during installation

  • Add forward and reverse DNS entries for the machine. <!>

  • Add the machine to DHCP. <!>

  • Add the machine to Samba (create a local account for it on musundo). <!>

During/after installation

  • Install Windows XP SP2 and configure it to be part of the domain 'UCCDOMAIN'. <!>

  • Install device drivers (graphics and sound most importantly).
  • Set up printing.
  • Add Winadmins to computer administrators.

Software to install

  • 7zip
  • OpenOffice

  • Media Player 11
  • Adobe Reader
  • Firefox
  • PuTTY
  • CD Burning Software
  • F-Prot Antivirus
  • VLC
  • Flash player
  • Daemon Tools
  • Windows Live messenger
  • Steam
  • Java Runtime Environment
  • Audacity