Chapter 2. Getting onto the System and Using the Command Line
This is the second hour of Unix lessons, so it's time for you to log in to the system and try some commands. This hour focuses on learning the basics of interacting with your Unix machine.
Goals for This Hour
In this hour, you will learn how to
Log in and log out of the system
Change your password with the
Choose a memorable and secure password
Find out who the computer thinks you are
Find out who else is on the system
Find out what everyone is doing on the system
Check the current date and time
This hour introduces many commands, so it's very important that you have a Unix system available on which you can work through all examples. Most examples have been taken from a PC running ...