Lab2 - CSCI 101: Fundamentals of Computer Programming Lab...

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CSCI 101: Fundamentals of Computer Programming Lab 1: Getting Started Spring 2008 General Introduction: TA/Grader Introductions Signup sheet (Name, Email) Class Web Site: http://www-scf.usc.edu/~csci101 Blackboard Web Site: blackboard.usc.edu o You need to use your ID and password(same as your USC email account) to get access to content. Administrative details Lab rules, guidelines Grading breakdown Preferred choice of contacts, etc If you haven’t set up your USC email accounts, you will need to do so ASAP as you will need your own ID for the labs. Go to http://www.usc.edu/firstlogin to set it up. It will probably take a couple of hours processing time before you are able to use it. UNIX Introduction: UNIX which stands for Uniplexed Information and Computing System is an operating system (OS) that is used mostly for multi-user systems. It is a text oriented operating system, which means one needs to type in the commands, unlike OS systems like Windows where an icon is clicked to execute a command. In Windows environment, the desired commands are represented using ICONS (pictures) or in a menu format and are executed by using a mouse and clicking on the desired command. In UNIX like OS systems commands are entered through command line. They are typed in by the user and are executed by hitting/pressing the enter key. The window that you see through X-Win is called the terminal window or shell, where these commands are entered. X-Win32: From Lab Launch , under the Internet Tools Tab/X-Win32 6.0.2 , select X-Win32 . An Icon (X) appears in the System Tray. • Right Click on that Icon and select XConfig (Figure 1). Figure 1: XConfig Window • Click on Wizard to start a new session. Select the following parameters: Session Name: CSCI 101 Connect Method: rexec Host: aludra.usc.edu Login and password are the same as your email account. Select SunOS (Solaris) from the command List. Click OK and the window will close. Click on the X-Win 32 icon in the system tray again and select CSCI 101 (Figure 2) You can also download the program to work from home at
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http://www.usc.edu/isd/software/ Download Cisco VPN Client 5.0.01.0600 Configure and install the program with the instructions found at http://www.usc.edu/its/vpn/ Download XWin32 8.1.1222 Configure and install the program with the instructions found at http://www.usc.edu/its/doc/internet/xservers/ Figure 2: Terminal Window UNIX Commands: Now, type in the command pwd at the prompt and press enter. The line /auto/home-scf-… will then be returned under your command (Figure 3). This is the current directory that you are in. This is also often referred to as your home directory . To see what else is there in your directory, enter the command
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Lab2 - CSCI 101: Fundamentals of Computer Programming Lab...

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