Exercise:Working in the Korn Shell
In this exercise, answer the questions on the material presented in this
No special preparation is required for this exercise.
In addition to being able to use local classroom equipment, this lab was
designed to also use equipment located in a remote lab data center.
Directions for accessing and using this resource can be found at:
Ask your instructor for the particular SSH configuration file that you
should use to access the appropriate remote equipment for this exercise.
Complete the following steps. Write your answer in the space provided.
1. Which specific shell characters have special meaning to the shell?
2. Name some common shell metacharacters.
3. Which metacharacter is a shell substitute for the home directory of a