An account has been created for you on our Linux server. The name of your account is your last name, and your password is your first name.
You can connect to this account via Putty, which is on the desktop of all lab computers. You can download putty.exe (thereís no installation program) for free at http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/download.html.
You can also do file transfer using an sftp program like WINSCP2. You can download this for free at http://winscp.sourceforge.net/eng/
When you start putty, youíll need to click the ssh button and enter either the internal (192.168.100.98) or the external† (22.214.171.124) IP address.
Then, when prompted, entered your user login and password. Note that the password is not echoed when you type it:
Once youíre connected, you can issue the passwd command to change your password if you want.
To connect to your public_html directory, the command is:
To see a listing of files in your directory, itís:
To open the emacs editor, itís
Once in emacs you can type and use arrow keys to move around. Ignore the top menu.
To quit emacs and save your work, type cntl-X followed by cntl-C. Youíll then type y to save and exit.
To exit from the server, enter exit or click the close box for putty.
To look at your files using a browser, enter this in the address field:
To transfer files to your account, youíll need to use an sftp program such as WINSCP2. Use port 22. You can download this for free at http://winscp.sourceforge.net/eng/