Using Linux

Published Nov. 2, 2017 12:57 PM

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

Windows and Mac users will also have to deal with this, as the file areas are usually shared to Windows, Mac, and Linux machines.

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

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 (and more experienced users) face.