The gateway server gateway.cs.cityu.edu.hk is currently running Solaris 10 SPARC. It is the ONLY Unix server you can connect from the Internet. If you need to access other course-oriented servers, please connect to it first.
For Unix/Linux machines, connect to the server directly using native SSH client
For Windows machines, install one of the following SSH clients
Please refer to CityU Change Active Directory (AD) User Account Password to change your password.
Public domain software
Most shareware are available in "/usr/local/bin". You can enter this directory and find out the applications you need.
Issue the command exit to logout.
There are several hidden files (dot files) in your home directory which control you working environment. You can edit these files to customize for your own preference.
~/.cshrc - C Shell resources file
Useful Unix Command
Some frequently used commands under Unix are:
|File and directory manipulation|
|ls||list contents of directory|
|cd||change current working directory|
|mv||move or rename files / directories|
|cp||copy files / directories|
|rm||remove / delete files / directories|
|more||text file page browser|
|vi||screen-oriented display editor|
|Help and reference manual pages viewers|
|gcc||GNU project C and C++ compiler|
|ssh||communicates with another host using SSH protocol
(e.g. ssh gateway.cs.cityu.edu.hk))
|ftp||interactive file transfer program|
|ps||display the status of current processes|
|kill||send a signal to a process, or terminate a process|