lab1.txt - ICT374 Lab 1 Introduction to the Lab Environment Learning Objectives Understand how the operating systems in the lab computers are set up and

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ICT374 Lab 1: Introduction to the Lab Environment Learning Objectives: Understand how the operating systems in the lab computers are set up and deployed, including the role of the image server and the two SSDs on each local computer in the lab. Learn to deploy the required OS and boot to that OS. Learn to update the OS images on the local computer. Learn to use Linux terminal Understand the file hierarchy and the concepts of current directory and home directory and associated commands such as cd, pwd Learn to use basic Unix commands for file handling: cp, mv, mkdir and rm Learn to use the command man to view the manual pages of Unix commands. Become familiar with Linux server ceto.murdoch.edu.au. Required Reading: LINUX: Rute User's Tutorial and Exposition (or just Rute for short): Chapter 4: Basic Commands. Access to Software: Internal students will use the lab at 245.3.063. You must bring a USB drive with you to copy your work from the lab computer. This is necessary as you cannot retain anything on any one of the lab computers. For external students, if you have already installed Linux on your own computer, then use your own computer. Otherwise, you may use the university's Linux server (ceto.murdoch.edu.au) temporarily until you have installed the Linux on your computer. More information on how to install Linux is available from Unit Resources page. Lab Setup in 245.3.063 Each computer in the lab is equiped with two SSD drives. The first drive stores the OS images for various units. To deploy a specific OS on the computer, you
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