RUSS can be built and installed from source (root not needed) or installed from pre-built packages (as root). However full functionality will require installation to the system directories.
Download pre-built package from:
For Ubuntu and Debian systems:
For RedHat systems:
RUSS comes with a set of standard servers and sample configurations that can typically be copied in place without any modification:
Copy PAM support into place:
Initial sync of configurations (don't at initial install or at reboot):
Start all servers (for all bulletin boards):
For status of all servers:
Check that the plus server/service is working:
Echo to stdout:
Generate exit value:
List all "system" servers:
If you've got your ssh configuration set up to not require interaction (i.e., for a password/passphrase or to check host keys):
If it all works, you're ready!