System Administration Cookbook

These are little recipes that have proven useful in the context of the computer equipment at Tanzanian teacher colleges. Although the configuration of each college may be different, all have Sun servers and thin clients running Solaris, and most have PCs as well.

For the executable files (.sh, .pl, etc.):

  1. Save the file to a location in your PATH, such as /usr/bin
  2. Make the file executable:
    chmod 744 file


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