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Unformatted text preview: ow to install and configure twm (Tab window manager) by modifying the configuration file system.twmrc
in the /etc/X11/twm directory.
Know how to install and configure mwm (motif window manager) by editing the .mwmrc file in the home
directory. Get the source file from /usr/lib/X11/system.mwmrc.
Know how to install and configure lwm (LessTif mwm window manager) by modifying the .mwmrc resource file
in the home directory, and the Mwm file under the LessTif directory.
Know how to install and configure CDE (the Common Desktop Environment). Know how CDE differs from other
windows manager (X Display manager - xdm.)
Know how to install and configure KDE (the K Desktop Environment) using rpm.
Know about other X11 Window managers - Enlightenment, mlvwm, wm2
Know how to change terminal settings of xterm, nxterm, and rxvt terminal. Select proper font settings using
Ctrl-RightClick and the xfontsel command.
Know how to use the X11 command line options (X Toolkit) to set geometry settings, foreground, background
color, mouse and cursor modes, etc. Red Hat Certified Engineer (RH302) Linux Shells and Commands / Utilities
Determine which shell the user has been assigned - look at the contents of /etc/passwd file. Linux Shell Comparison Table
Name Ash Author Kenneth
Almquist Binary ash Bourne Bash (Bourne Again) Korn Brian Fox/Chet Ramey Eric Gisin bash ksh 24
command 48 Command 10
options 12 sh C-shell T-shell Zsh William Joy
(plus 47 others) Falstad
csh tcsh zsh 42 53 84 20 18 50 Default
Prompt $ $ % % Home
File $HOME/.profile $HOME/.bashrc $HOME/Profile $HOME/.cshrc $HOME/.tcshrc
or .chsrc Note default Linux
shell Korn shell is a
Unix shell. In
shell is named
ksh. ne of
shells Understand what is an environment variable and where the configuration text file is located on your shell
(example, for bash shell, is in /etc/profile). Specify the list of different environment variables by using printenv
Understand #PATH variable. Know how...
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This document was uploaded on 03/01/2014 for the course FINANCE 500 at Colorado State.
- Spring '14