Package Space Applications – coreutils
Description: This document describes the coreutils software package and how to install it at UNC-CH.
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Package Space Applications – ne
Description: Overview ne (the Nice Editor) is a full-screen text editor based on the POSIX standard. Some of the features of ne are: three user interfaces: control keystrokes, command line, and menus; keystrokes and menus are completely configurable syntax highlighting full support for UTF-8 files, including multiple-column characters the number of documents and clips, the dimensions […]
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Package Space Applications – make
Description: Overview make is a tool which controls the generation of executables and other non-source files of a program from the program’s source files. This is the GNU version of make. Installation If you have not already done so, install the its-release package that grants access to ITS’s yum repository. Then install as follows:         […]
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Package Space Applications – lsof
Description: Overview lsof is an administrative tool that displays information about files open to Unix processes. It was written by Vic Abell from Purdue University. The package consists of a binary file (lsof) and a man page ( lsof (1) ). lsof is the executable a user runs to issue commands. It is documented on the […]
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Package Space Applications – git
Description: Overview Git is an open source, distributed version control system. Every Git clone is a full-fledged repository with complete history and full revision tracking capabilities, not dependent on network access or a central server. It is used in such large-scale development projects as perl, Linux, gnome, qt, and Ruby on Rails. The package consists of […]
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UNIX: Customizing Your Environment
Description: Changing the World around You Unix is popular with many users, especially programmers, because of the ease with which you can customize your computing environment. Within Unix you can create commands, configure various settings to make the environment suit your tastes and needs, and create helpful shortcuts for accomplishing complex tasks. These feats are primarily […]
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Isis Package Manager (IPM)
Description: Description ipm is a software package manager that allows a user to access Unix applications that are available in Shared Dataspace. It works by manipulating the user’s login environment, the only requirement being that the user be running an ipm supported shell ( ksh, bash, csh, or tcsh ). For each software package added, ipm […]
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UNIX/Linux: Getting Started
Description: Table of Contents Introduction Some UNIX History How Things Work Logging In Interacting with the Shell Managing Files and Directories (Common UNIX Commands) Getting Help (The UNIX man pages) Creating and Editing Files Logging out Additional Information Introduction This document helps new or novice users of the UNIX or Linux operating systems do some common […]
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UNIX: Scripting
Description: Table of Contents What is Scripting? Interpreters Basic Script Creation C Shell Constructs Basic Output Variables Program Control Making Your Scripts Interactive – Input and Arguments Selecting from a List of Possibilities – switch…case Making Your Code Readable – Adding Remarks What is Scripting? UNIX is popular for a variety of reasons. One of these […]
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How to Use UNIX and Linux File Permissions
Description: Introduction This document explains how directory and file permissions on a UNIX or Linux machine are set and can be changed by the user. This allows you to share files or directories or to lock them down to be private. If you want to set file or directory permissions by right-clicking on the file or […]
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