Using Linux

Published Nov. 2, 2017 12:57 PM

This article describes how to manage permissions to your files and directories in Unix/Linux.

Basic familiarity with Linux is assumed, like how to log on and run simple commands like ls, mkdir, etc.

Published Oct. 31, 2017 12:22 AM

How to access a Linux machine from outside UiO.

How to handle fail2ban blocking.

Published Mar. 28, 2017 8:23 PM

A few tips for how to use the Unix shell. This article assumes a working knowledge of Unix – you know how to log in and run commands.

This is not a complete guide to shell use and shell scripting, but just a bit to wet your appetite (see further reading at end). Also, it provides some answers to common problems that beginners face.

Feedback to this article is welcome.


Published Mar. 11, 2015 5:25 PM

This page describes some handy ways to use ssh - the secure shell.

A presentation based on this document can be found here.

Published Mar. 9, 2015 4:58 PM

X2go is an alternative to "ordinary" X11-connections; it can be used on Windows, Linux og Mac clients.