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Unformatted text preview: Lab 1: Hello World CIS 252 h Introduction to Computer Science This lab will introduce you to some of the key tools we will be using in this course. In many labs, you are allowed to work together with a partner. How- ever, this lab must be a solo effort because well be setting up your Unix ac- count. Part 0: Creating an ECS computer account You will need to set up an ECS computer account for this course. This ECS ac- count will be different from your University-wide ITS account. However, your ECS login id should be the same as your University-wide NetID. To create your ECS account, do the following no later than Tuesday, 18 January 2011: 1. From your favorite web browser, visit the following link: https://web.ecs.syr.edu/cgi-bin/usercreate 2. Supply the requested information. 3. Within a day, you should receive email to your syr.edu account with a link where you can find your initial password for your ECS account. IMPORTANT NOTE: Depending on which courses youve already taken, you may already have an ECS account. If youre not sure whether you have an account (or if youve forgotten your password), you can check with the CIT Help Desk (Link 204, 443-4308). Part 1: Getting set up 1. Find the lab room: CST 1-231 . Be sure to know your ECS ID and pass- word. 2. Find an empty machine and wake it up. 3. Click on Options , choose Session , and then choose GNOME 2.0 . 4. Type your ECS ID and then your password into the login screen. 5. If and when it asks you about Solaris registration, click Register , then Cancel , then Never Register . 6. If you see an About Gnome box, click on OK. 7. Take a few minutes to play with the Gnome windowing system. 8. At the upper left-hand corner of the screen, there is an Applications menu. Click on that, and then on System Tools , and then on Terminal ....
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