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Old 10-03-2002, 06:13 AM   #1
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Admin tools

I use 'sam' funtion in unix previous , now i turn to use linux, is there any grapical interface tools for system admin eg, change change kernel, add user etc. ? Thx.
Old 10-03-2002, 07:26 AM   #2
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I'm not sure about this, but for adding users etc. could be done in your control panel depending on what distro your using....for changing the kernel, i have not done yet, but there is a GUI frontend for editing kernels, isn't there...hmm that the word

Old 10-03-2002, 08:11 AM   #3
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It also depends on the vendor of OS, for instance RedHat used to supply linuxconf, now it is devided into peices, Mandrake has its own *drake suites, userdrake, etc. Slackware .... well, there's command line interface provided by any distribution that is a backend to all GUI's written out there fro *NIX - plus it is much faster.
Old 10-03-2002, 06:16 PM   #4
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A great front-end for sys-admin is webmin

Here you can control alot of systen related stuff and serverhandling.

To have a graphic front-end for kernel compile, go into the dir holding your kernel source and write: make xconfig


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