Familiarize with documentation, command line, copy and
paste in a Unix/X-Windows environment.
1. Get an account on a Linux computer.
2. Login from the console in an X-Windows environment.
3. Start 3 terminal windows (Hint: dig through menus).
4. Start a web browser (Hint: dig through menus or use a command).
5. Use the command "xterm" (Hint: Ctrl-D or "exit" to exit).
6. Use the command "xterm &". What is the difference?
7. Try to find the manual page or documentation for the command
(Hint: use google in the web browser, then try using "man bash" on
command line; what is the difference?)
8. Read the manual page and use the command "ls" with different
9. Use the "Up arrow" and "Down arrow" keys to go through command
10. Copy and paste strings from one terminal to the other
using the mouse buttons (Hint: middle mouse button pastes).
11. Copy and paste samples of the results of the above exercises in
email to email@example.com (Hint: you can use "pine" as mail
12. Paste https://www.timecat.info/ in you web browser location bar
the middle mouse button. (Hint: try using Ctrl-L and Del)
13. Try to identify the software project components described in
on the project at https://www.timecat.info/ - criticism welcome.