System Administration

Creating a User Account

https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Users_and_groups#Example_adding_a_user

$ useradd -m -c "Arto Bendiken" -G wheel -s /bin/bash arto
$ passwd arto

System Information

Release Information

$ pacman -S lsb-release
$ lsb_release -a
LSB Version:    1.4
Distributor ID: Arch
Description:    Arch Linux
Release:        rolling
Codename:       n/a

System Configuration

Post-Installation Tasks

$ pacman-key --init
$ pacman-key --populate archlinux
$ sed -i s/#Color/Color/ /etc/pacman.conf

Upgrade the system

$ pacman -Syu

Install some base packages

$ pacman -S acpid     # on virtual machines
$ pacman -S git       # for revision control
$ pacman -S joe       # my preferred simple editor
$ pacman -S tree
$ pacman -S yaourt

Software Development

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$ pacman -S --needed base-devel

$ pacman -S yajl $ curl -O https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/ya/yaourt/yaourt.tar.gz $ curl -O https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/pa/package-query/package-query.tar.gz

https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Arch_Build_System#How_to_use_ABS

$ pacman -S abs
$ abs

Toolchain Repositories

$ sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:ubuntu-toolchain-r/test
$ sudo add-apt-repository -y "deb http://llvm.org/apt/trusty/ llvm-toolchain-trusty-3.5 main"

Common Lisp Development Environment

$ sudo aptitude install clisp         # GNU CLISP
$ sudo aptitude install ecl ecl-doc   # Embeddable Common Lisp (ECL)
$ sudo aptitude install gcl gcl-doc   # GNU Common Lisp (GCL)
$ sudo aptitude install sbcl sbcl-doc # Steel Bank Common Lisp (SBCL)
$ sudo aptitude install cl-asdf
$ sudo aptitude install cl-launch --without-recommends

Package Installation

Core Utilities

$ sudo pkg_add bash
$ sudo pkg_add curl
$ sudo pkg_add wget
$ sudo pkg_add rsync
$ sudo pkg_add tree
$ sudo pkg_add git
$ sudo pkg_add screen--
$ sudo aptitude install strace

Text Editors

$ sudo aptitude install joe
$ sudo aptitude install vim-nox
$ sudo aptitude install emacs24-nox

Toolchain

$ sudo aptitude install make autoconf automake libtool
$ sudo pkg_add g++-4.9.0p0
$ sudo aptitude install clang-3.5