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== Connecting ==
== Connecting ==
{{Note|in the following examples, remember to replace <code>'''user'''</code> with your actual LUG username.}}
=== From the terminal ===
=== From the terminal ===

Revision as of 01:01, 28 May 2013

Members can access their LUG account remotely via SSH.


Note Note: in the following examples, remember to replace user with your actual LUG username.

From the terminal

To initiate a normal SSH session:

 $ ssh user@linux.ucla.edu

or if you want X forwarding:

 $ ssh -X user@linux.ucla.edu

To transfer files, use scp:

 $ scp user@linux.ucla.edu:homework1.txt ~/Documents
 $ ls ~/Documents
 ... homework1.txt ...

From the GUI

KDE (Linux) GNOME (Linux) Windows Macintosh
  1. open Dolphin
  2. Add Entry to Places panel
  3. in "Location" enter: fish://user@linux.ucla.edu
  1. open File Manager
  2. click "Connect to Server"
  3. enter: sftp://user@linux.ucla.edu
  4. optionally bookmark the server
install WinSCP ???

Available software

Operating System

Debian stable

Installed Packages

Name Executable Notes
GCC gcc
Python python
OpenJDK java version 6
OCaml ocaml
GNU Prolog gprolog
Racket racket for programming in Scheme
CLISP clisp for programming in Common Lisp
GNU Octave octave a full-featured alternative to MatLab
LaTeX latex, pdflatex document creation done right
Vim vim the most powerful text editor
Emacs emacs the most powerful text editor
Git git
Mercurial hg
but wait, there's more!
tree ghex zsh encfs