UNIX Help


Manuals and books are available for borrowing from Room 203A. Faculty, staff and graduate students are required to sign out the material. Short-term loans are available to undergraduate students after a "deposit" of a student card, driver's license or credit card.

Frequently Asked Questions are answered on our website.

For those new to UNIX, here's a short introductory tutorial.

For an introduction to UNIX commands, type: man intro

For information on a specific command, type: man

If you want to find out if a particular command is available, type: which, and the path to that command will be displayed if it exists.

Computer lab TAs are on duty each day during term time. Schedules are posted on the web.

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