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This page contains information on how to manage the ALICE beast machine.
For a description of the machine hardware and WIP click here
Direct access to root user is discouraged. Administrators should use the
sudo command to become root.
To elect a new administrator, it is enough to add them to the
wheel unix group.
Fiddling with sudo configuration files is strongly discouraged.
usermod -aG wheel <username>
usermod -aG wheel pflorido
For system/distribution software installation it is recommended to use the
yum command and the
rpm system. Centos7 is a RedHat based distribution. The commands are pretty much the same as ubuntu. Here I give you a quick reference of most useful commands.
yum search <string>
yum search tmux
yum install <packagename>
yum install tmux
yum provides */<expression>
yum provides */libboost*
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