Getting Started with Linux at the Department of Geosciences
How to access a Linux machine from within and outside UiO.
How to handle blocking.
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.
How to run your programs efficiently, without overloading the system.
This page describes some handy ways to use ssh - the secure shell.
A presentation based on this document can be found here.
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.
X2go is an alternative to "ordinary" X11-connections; it can be used on Windows, Linux og Mac clients.