• The Server is
  • How to test your HW in (Credits to our student Arno Dunstatter, thank you Arno !)
  • Connect to linux server
  • The first Lab hour video.
  • What is the Argument Manager?
  • Don’t know how to install and use SSH on Windows? Follow the instructions here.
  • A video tutorial can be found on YouTube. (Credits to our student Christopher Holley, thank you Chris!)
  • A tutorial for SSH on Linux can be found here.
  • If you barely used Linux before, you can get a simple hands-on tutorial here.
  • You can also take a look at the command-line argument and script file parser if you don’t know how to do it.

  • Frequently used linux commands

  • ssh to login. The initial password contains 9 digits, PSID + Captital Initial Last name + Capital Initial First name. It’s recommended to use passwd to modify the initial passwd. You must remember the password. If you forget the password, you have to go to PGH527 to ask the adminisrtator to reset it. Again, please remember your password.

  • scp -r file_or_folder to upload a file or a folder to hw1 folder on the server

  • cp 1.txt 2.txt to copy a file 1.txt to 2.txt

  • mv 1.txt folder to move a filename 1.txt to folder

  • cat 1.txt to display the content of 1.txt

  • ls to list all files and folders in the current directory

  • cd hw1 to change directory to folder hw1

  • cd .. to change directory to the parent folder

  • cd ~ to change directory to the home directory

  • nano main.cpp to edit the file main.cpp

  • chmod +rx to make readable and executable