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# Learn about [[free software]].
 
# Learn about [[free software]].
  
== Using Linux for various classes at UCLA ==
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== See Also ==
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!Class
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* [[Linux in UCLA Classes]]
!Using Linux
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!Instructions
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!class="unsortable"|Notes
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|-
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|CS131
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|style="background-color: #4F4" data-sort-value="-2"|very helpful
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|none
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|VM image not provided. Windows users will need to use Linux or cygwin.
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|CS118
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|style="background-color: #AFA;" data-sort-value="-1"|helpful
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|none
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|VM image provided, but not necessary.
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|EE102
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|style="background-color: #FAA;" data-sort-value="1"|annoying
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|none
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|Use GNU Octave instead of MATLAB. Extra package needed for sound.
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|EE103
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|data-sort-value="0"|irrelevant
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|none
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|Use GNU Octave instead of MATLAB.
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|EE115A
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|style="background-color: #F00;" data-sort-value="2"|impossible
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|none
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|MUST use proprietary Cadence software (OrCAD+PSpice) for project.
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|CS143
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|style="background-color: #AFA;" data-sort-value="-1"|helpful
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|none
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|VM image provided, but not necessary.
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|CS111
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|style="background-color: #AFA;" data-sort-value="-1"|helpful
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|none
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|Must use VM image provided, or SEASnet Linux servers.
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For help installing Oracle VirtualBox, see [[Installing Oracle VirtualBox]].
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Latest revision as of 20:25, 26 November 2013

Installing Linux on your computer is easier than you may think!

  1. Pick a distribution.
  2. Install it:
  3. Join LUG@UCLA!
  4. Learn about free software.

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