I like to customize my Raspberry pi and having my own flavor. So, here is my checklist to install and prepare Raspberry pi for my home.
[ THIS LIST IS STILL UNDER WORKING ]
It is a command-line that allows you to monitor the system's resources in real time.
`sudo apt-get install htop`
To edit your SSH welcome message `sudo nano /etc/motd` and write your message there.
Maybe you would like to use some ASCII art like me, try one of these fonts (Big money, Doh, Doom, Ogre)