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A Base Linux Setup

Setup Shell files:

-Copy up .vimrc, .zshrc (symlink), .zsh (folder)
-move aforementioned files to /etc/skel
-configure colors in /etc/skel/.zsh/prompt.zsh

-edit /etc/passwd
-update the shell for the root user to /usr/bin/zsh

Setup message of the day:

-Copy update-motd.d to /etc
-Copy updates to /usr/local/bin
-Create crontab entry to run /usr/local/bin/updates/GetNumUpdates
-sudo apt-get install lsb-release figlet
-sudo rm /etc/motd
-sudo ln -s /var/run/motd /etc/motd
copy in 00-header 10-sysinfo and 90-footer files into /etc/update-motd.d directory

Attach to domain (realmd):

Setup Sudo:

Restrict SSH access:

edit /etc/ssh/sshd_config
Add something such as:  AllowUsers chris user1@192.168.0.* user2@192.168.0.* user3@192.168.0.*

Setup NTP:

Setup SNMPd: