UNIX / Linux

How can I access Engineering Linux systems from home?
Accessing Linux Servers In order to access a Linux system in the College of Engineering (CoE) you have several options and the work you need to do will det...
Thu, Oct 19, 2017 at 2:00 PM
How can I access my College of Engineering shell account from home?
Shell Access (SSH) To access your College of Engineering account from a location off campus, just follow these easy steps: Open the PuTTY SSH client.  I...
Wed, Jan 3, 2018 at 3:12 PM
How do I tunnel X11 windows using SSH?
So, you want to tunnel your xwindows session?  No problem.  The first step is to determine what type of machine you will be connecting from.  If it is a Wi...
Fri, Sep 8, 2017 at 3:44 PM
How can I keep my shell processes running when I log out of SSH?
Short answer: Use 'screen'. UNIX screen Tutorial Have you even been performing a time-consuming operation on a remote server through SSH and ...
Tue, Sep 12, 2017 at 4:50 PM
What are some basic UNIX commands?
Basic Commands copy cp move mv rename mv directory listing ls change directory cd create directory mkdir show current...
Fri, Sep 8, 2017 at 2:45 PM
How can I limit the size of core files?
If you use the bash command shell, you may make a modification to your environment that will prohibit core files from using up disk space in your directorie...
Fri, Sep 8, 2017 at 2:47 PM
How can I view hidden files in UNIX?
You can use the ls command to list files in the current directory.  However, the ls command and its derivatives will ignore "dot-files," which are...
Fri, Sep 8, 2017 at 2:53 PM
How can I change the access permissions for my files?
You can see the existing permissions by using the ls command, and you can change them by using the chmod command--like this:  If you type: ls -alg you get ...
Fri, Sep 8, 2017 at 2:56 PM
How do I work with files that have special characters in the filename?
Suppose you have a filename with spaces or special characters, such as:  -rw-r--r--  1 someuser student     273 Apr  9 18:45 My Filename With Spaces -rw-r...
Fri, Sep 8, 2017 at 2:59 PM
After I compile a program, why do I get "Command not found" when trying to run it?
On UNIX systems, when you type a command, the shell looks through a list of possible command locations to figure out what program it should run.  This list i...
Fri, Sep 8, 2017 at 3:00 PM