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									                            CST 126 - Lab 2
                                     (Chapters 2)
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Learning Objectives
   1. To learn command structure and syntax.
   2. To practice the use of a few commonly used UNIX commands.
   3. To work with the shell.
Lab Work
   1. Log on to your UNIX system if you are not already logged on.
   2. In the exercises below, what you type-in at the UNIX command line is shown in
      Courier font after the $ prompt. Your task is to identify the command tokens based on
      the following strategy. In the following commands, identify the parts of the single UNIX
      command presented by printing the letters C (for Command), O (for Option), OA (for
      Option Argument), and CA (for Command Argument) directly over the command line,
      such as:

              C       OOA         O OA         CA                        Answer
   Sample - $ lpr    –Pspr       –n 3       proposal.ps                  Command line


      1. $ ls -la convert.txt


      2. $ more convert.txt


      3. $ pwd


      4. $ cat file1 file2 file3


      5. $ rm       -r   temp


      6. $ ping –c 3 delta.edu


      7. $ chmod u+rw file1.c
3. Use the who command to display the names of users currently using Delta’s Linux
   system.
       a. How many users are currently using (logged onto) the system?


       b. Write the line related to your login here.


       c. Who has been logged on for the longest period of time and for how long? Write
          down the time and date since when this user has been logged on.


4. Use the date command to display the current time. Cut and paste or write the output
   from the command below:




5. Use the pwd command to display the name of your home directory. Write down the
   directory path.




6. Use the following commands to display information about your computer system:
   uname (to display the name of the operating system), uname –n (to display the domain
   name of your system), and uname –p (to display the name of the CPU in your system).
   Show your sessions in your answers. Write the answers for each question.
       a. What is the name of your operating system?


       b. What is the domain name of your computer system?


       c. What CPU is in your computer system?



7. Use the ps -ef command to display system processes. Find the process specific to your
   login and write that line here:
   8. The following commands are introduced in Chapter 2 of your text. Run the commands
      and provide a brief description of the purpose of each command in the following table:

     Command                                        Description
      whoami
           date
     hostname
           clear
            cal
            ps
            ls
           who
          more
            wc
            sh
          history
           alias
          unalias
           pwd
          mkdir
            cd
           head
           tail
            cat
            cp
            rm
            lp
            lpr
           man
           mv

Logoff.

								
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