Unix may reside on a local computer or a remote server. In this video, explore the various ways to access Unix depending on the setup and operating system.
- [Instructor] Let's discuss the different ways … that we can access Unix. … I doubt that many of you have a mainframe at your house. … We also don't have to do it the old way … of sending a letter to AT&T … so that they'll send us a copy of Unix. … Instead, there are a few different options … that are easily available. … The first is that if you have a macOS desktop computer, … or a laptop computer, … it's going to have Unix already built in, … and you'll access it by going … to the application directory, to utilities, … and running a program called terminal. … If you have a Linux computer, … the program will also be called terminal, … and you can get there from your desktop's application menu. … If you're on Windows, you can also run Linux, … but you'll need to install a little extra software to do it. … It's called Windows Subsystem for Linux, or WSL for short. … You can install it from the Microsoft Store … and the Microsoft website includes instructions … for installing it for different versions of Windows. …
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Introduction to Unix
2. Files and Directories
3. Ownership and Permissions
4. Commands and Processes
5. Directing Input and Output
6. Configure Your Working Environment
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