New Mac setup

We are a Mac lab. Basic info when setting up a new one:

  • Turn on, create initial account, register with UTK.
  • Create temporary account with admin privileges.
  • Restart in this account, then use Migration Assistant to copy existing lab accounts and files from existing computer.
  • Install Mac developer tools from OS X install disk.
  • Install MacPorts.
  • sudo port install subversion
  • sudo port install git
  • install R
  • In R: install.packages(“ctv”,repos=”http://cran.r-project.org”)
  • In R: library(“ctv”)
  • In R: install.views(c(“Phylogenetics”, “Optimization”, “HighPerformanceComputing”),repos=”http://cran.r-project.org”)
  • Install condor

Routine maintenance scripts (to be run in su’s crontab):

  • @reboot /condor/condor-installed/sbin//condor_master
  • 0 8 * * 6 /opt/local/bin/port selfupdate
  • 0 8 * * 0 /opt/local/bin/port upgrade outdated
  • 0 8 * * 2 /opt/local/bin/port clean –all installed
  • 0 8 * * 1 /opt/local/bin/port -f uninstall inactive
  • 0 8 * * 3 softwareupdate -i -a