Here are some basic instructions for popular commands needed to get around in UNIX and Linux. UNIX and Linux are the installed operating systems on many of the campus servers. All of the current e-mail servers are running Linux and allow users shell access to their accounts. In order to use this shell access, you need to know some basic commands. Please use the UNIX pages to the left to learn a little more about how to use this powerful OS.
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