We cover finding, accessing and modifying an existing Ubuntu 10.10 AMI. If you need to watch a video just on the process of starting with an existing Community AMI to access and modify it then you should watch this part. In the next part four we will show how to take our modified AMI and save it to our Amazon S3 as a new template AMI.
The tools mentioned are:
Keep in mind as we are moving into Amazon Web Services, even if you use the free tier account our tutorial touches on instances and data transfers that might incur costs. Hopefully they are small per Amazon’s wonderful pricing. BUT *I* am not legally nor financially responsible for your use or how you use these tutorials. Please only do things you are legally and financially authorized for. It is on you.
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>>ssh in (as user ubuntu)—–sudo apt-get updatesudo apt-get dist-upgradesudo apt-get install x-window-system-coresudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktopsudo apt-get install winewget http://126.96.36.199/download/3.4.0/Linux/nxclient_3.4.0-7_i386.debwget http://188.8.131.52/download/3.4.0/Linux/nxnode_3.4.0-14_i386.debwget http://184.108.40.206/download/3.4.0/Linux/FE/nxserver_3.4.0-14_i386.debsudo dpkg -i nxclient_3.4.0-7_i386.debsudo dpkg -i nxnode_3.4.0-14_i386.debsudo dpkg -i nxserver_3.4.0-14_i386.debsudo passwd ubuntusudo vi /etc/ssh/sshd_config>>turn on password auth by changing no to yes for the value “PasswordAuthentication”sudo /etc/init.d/ssh restart