Getting Started on KillDevil
Description: Table of Contents Introduction System Information Getting an Account Logging In Cluster Usage Charges Directory Spaces Mass Storage Development and Application environment Applications available Software Development Tools Compiling Job Submission Transferring Files Using Tar to Archive FAQs Additional Help Introduction The KillDevil cluster is a Linux-based computing system available to researchers across the campus. With […]
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Setting up CCI printing on Linux
Description: Table of Contents Introduction Software Requirements Installing CCI_Printing Introduction This document walks you through the process of installing the CCI_Printing queue to enable printing from your Linux machine to any of the CCI printing stations located on campus. (Note: The residence hall locations are restricted to the residents of those buildings.) In most cases, your […]
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UNIX: Data Management
Description: Data and Text Manipulation in the UNIX Environment This document is intended for relatively advanced UNIX users interested in manipulating text and data sets. The document assumes that users are working in the ksh on the Isis complex, though the topics covered apply to other UNIX environments as well. The topics include: 1. Regular expressions […]
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Unix Desktop Support Service Level Agreement
Description: 1 July 2002 This document is the service level agreement between ITS and the [department]. ITS has implemented a Distributed Computing Infrastructure (DCI) that leverages central resources and personnel to provide a distributed, scalable desktop-computing environment. In the context of this defined distributed computing architecture, ITS will provide UNIX Desktop Support (UDS) services as defined […]
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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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Installing Linux
Description: Introduction This document attempts to explain how to install RedHat Linux 7.2 on a workstation over the UNC Campus network while keeping security in mind. It is meant for novice Linux users who know some basic commands and can edit files, compile software, etc. This is meant to be a reference guide to help the […]
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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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Unix: ne Editor
Description: General Introduction The ne editor (short for “nice editor”) is a full-screen editor available for Unix systems. It was developed by Sebastiano Vigna of the University of Milan, Italy, to provide a friendly alternative to vi , another well-known Unix editor. Thus, ne was designed to be both user friendly and powerful. It provides the […]
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Unix Desktop Support
Description: UNIX Desktop Support is available through UNC’s IT division. Currently, the fee for this service is $1000.00 per workstation per year. A UNIX System Administrator is assigned to install, administer and maintain these workstations. Currently, UNIX machines are supported in eight departments within the College of Arts and Sciences along with machines in the School […]
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Package Space Applications – sudo
Description: Overview sudo (superuser do) is a Unix program for operating systems such as AIX, Linux, Mac OS X, and Solaris that allows users to run programs as another user- normally as the system’s superuser (root)- as specified in the /etc/sudoers file. It logs all commands and arguments. If the user is not root, sudo requires […]
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