Basic Linux Seminar
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January 16, 2017 from 10am to 12pm, B107 Van Vleck
Connecting to a linux machine via ssh.
- hand out account credentials for non-math attendees
- explain Linux vs. Unix, open source
Using SCP to move items from your machine to the server, using sFTP, Filezilla, SecureFX
- Terminal on mac, linux
- download and install SSH program (like SecureCRT) for Windows.
- landing zone
- where am I
- changing directories
- shortcuts for changing directories
- ~, ., ..,
- tab completion
- nano nameoffile
- nano is a simple (and one of many) text editor, vi, emacs, joe, etc.
- Moving around your home directory; pwd
- Moving items in your home directory (2 methods); relative; absolute
- Listing items in your home directory; Listing with command line options.
- Removing directories and files (use caution!)
- Permissions; recursive, letter method, number method
- Touch command.
- Man command
- Printing items in your home directory to a printer via command line
- using lpq to see items in the print queue
- using lprm to remove items in the print queue.
- editing a file using nano
- more about file editors.
- make your own script
- quota command; du -s subdir
- locate command