Basic Ubuntu Setup Commands

Install VMWare Tools:

sudo mkdir /mnt/cdrom
sudo mount /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom
cd /tmp
cp /mnt/cdrom/* /tmp/
tar zxpf VMwareTools-VERSION.tar.gz
sudo umount /mnt/cdrom
cd vmware-tools-distrib
sudo ./

ENTER about 10 times

Statically Assign IP Address:

sudo nano /etc/network/interfaces

Edit the file to reflect the following:

iface eth0 inet static
address <IP ADDRESS>
netmask <SUBNET MASK>
gateway <DEFAULT GW>
mtu <MTU>

Restart Network Card

sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart

Statically Assign DNS IP:

sudo nano /etc/resolv.conf

Basic Upgrade Commands:

Downloads & Installs Upgrades:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

Install Nano Text Editor:

sudo apt-get install nano

Shutdown and Reboot Commands:

sudo shutdown -h now
sudo reboot



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