System Administration

Creating a User Account

$ sudo useradd -m -c "Arto Bendiken" arto
$ sudo usermod -G wheel arto
$ sudo passwd arto
$ sudo useradd -m -c "Buildbot slave" -u 999 buildbot

Changing the Login Shell

$ sudo usermod -s /usr/pkg/bin/bash arto

Adding sudo Privileges

Look under /usr/pkg/etc/sudoers.d/:

$ cat /usr/pkg/etc/sudoers.d/wheel
%wheel ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD:ALL

System Information

Release Information

$ head -n1 /etc/release
NetBSD 6.1.5/amd64

$ uname -a
NetBSD netbsd 6.1.5 NetBSD 6.1.5 (GENERIC) amd64

System Configuration

CA Certificates

Fix "SSL certificate problem" with git

http://www.cambus.net/installing-ca-certificates-on-netbsd/

$ sudo pkgin install mozilla-rootcerts
$ sudo mozilla-rootcerts install

Package Management

Basic Configuration

$ export PKG_PATH="http://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/pkgsrc/packages/$(uname -s)/$(uname -m)/$(uname -r|cut -f '1 2' -d.)/All"
$ export PKG_PATH='http://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/pkgsrc/packages/NetBSD/amd64/6.1.5/All'

$ sudo pkg_admin -K /var/db/pkg fetch-pkg-vulnerabilities

$ sudo make -C /usr/pkgsrc/pkgtools/pkgin install
$ sudo pkgin update

Finding a Package

$ find /usr/pkgsrc -name joe

Package Installation

Core Utilities

$ make -C /usr/pkgsrc/shells/bash install
$ make -C /usr/pkgsrc/security/sudo install
$ make -C /usr/pkgsrc/www/curl install
$ make -C /usr/pkgsrc/net/wget install
$ make -C /usr/pkgsrc/net/rsync install
$ make -C /usr/pkgsrc/sysutils/tree install
$ make -C /usr/pkgsrc/devel/git install # FIXME: git <- git-gitk <- tk <- X11
$ make -C /usr/pkgsrc/misc/screen install
$ make -C /usr/pkgsrc/misc/tmux install

Text Editors

$ make -C /usr/pkgsrc/editors/joe install
$ make -C /usr/pkgsrc/editors/vim install
$ make -C /usr/pkgsrc/editors/emacs install

Toolchain

$ make -C /usr/pkgsrc/devel/gmake install
$ make -C /usr/pkgsrc/devel/autoconf install
$ make -C /usr/pkgsrc/devel/automake install
$ make -C /usr/pkgsrc/devel/libtool install
$ make -C /usr/pkgsrc/devel/pkg-config install

$ make -C /usr/pkgsrc/lang/gcc49 install
$ make -C /usr/pkgsrc/lang/clang install

$ make -C /usr/pkgsrc/lang/clisp install PKG_OPTIONS.clisp='-doc'
$ make -C /usr/pkgsrc/lang/sbcl install

Python 2.7

$ make -C /usr/pkgsrc/devel/py-pip install

References