The Unix Shell: Setup

You need to download some files to follow this lesson. If you are working on your local machine (Mac OS X/Linux), you can simply follow these directions:

  1. Download and move the file to your Desktop.
  2. Unzip/extract the file (ask your instructor if you need help with this step). You should end up with a new folder called data-shell on your Desktop.
  3. Open a terminal and type:
$ cd

If you are working on the Palmetto cluster, you will need to do the following:

  1. Log in to the cluster
  2. Type in exactly the following three commands:
$ cd
$ wget
$ unzip

In the lesson, you will find out how to access the data in this folder.