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There is a lot of information inside the “manual” man pages for almost every Unix shell command. Also most commands suggested here should work on a (ssh) secure shell environment.
At CCRMA the shell of choice is the C-shell. There should be a .cshrc file in your home directory and familiarity with its meaning can be really helpful on getting acquainted with the behavior of your terminal window. You can write scripts or shortcuts which can be stored on your .cshrc file and therefore this means that you can have your own shell commands. You can find more information in the man pages or in gnu-help or simply, gnu A good source for information and tutorials on Unix commands can be found at, Unixhelp If you have read the Unix section of this guide you will find the following commands 'very' useful:
- General and file manipulation commands:
- Commands for printing:
WARNING !!! PLEASE, DO NOT use the lpr command to print Adobe Acrobat “pdf' files or postcript definition files. Open Acrobat Reader instead and print from within inside Acrobat Reader or use the command pdf2ps to convert to a “ps” postscript file.
- Postcript utilities:
As a wonderful ecological solution suggested by Julius Smith and to save some trees the following commands will let to print two pages in one from a postscript file. You type:
Suppose you have moved contents of one your local directories to CCRMA's “/zap” directory and make changes to one of the files in the “/zap” directory. To synchronize or update your changed file to the original file in the original directory, you use the 'rsync' command as follows:
To update or synchronize just a file:
- Connectivity and file transfer and text manipulation:
- Editors and publishing:
- Account Administration: