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1 Graduate Student Seminar Introduction to surviving in Computer Science at the U of S

2 Main Office If you haven’t already met Jan, Heather, Linda, and Maureen, introduce yourself They are there to help you! Check your mailbox every day or two, there are often important notices

3 Photocopying Available in the main office You should have a password (number) for the photocopier. If not, talk to Linda or Heather Two accounts, personal and educational... make sure you know the difference!

4 Printing Get your pages through PAWS Three printers generally available: –Spinks360bw1 –Spinks315bw1 –Spinks311bw1 Don’t print to any printers not labelled bw1, it won’t work Your lab may have a printer, ask your supervisor Help is available from Seth/Merlin for printing problems

5 Undergraduate Labs 3rd floor Spinks Help desk, two large labs, breakout rooms, etc. Commons (S360) contain half linux, half windows Mac OS available in S??? and breakout rooms Use any machine, any time.

6 Linux command line Google is your friend You have disk space at /student/[NSID] also known as ~/ Log in on any computer in Spinks Learn cp, mv, mkdir, chmod, chown, rm... you’ll need them in tutorials/labs/help desk work

7 Remote Log-in ssh -- Secure Shell usage: ssh [options] common options: -l [username]login name -D [port]port e.g.: ssh -l [NSID] stealth16.usask.ca ssh

8 Where should I ssh? In order…. 1.stealth37 to stealth50 2.stealth20 to stealth36 3.stealth1 to stealth19 4.penguin Names of machines are “stealth”, “morph”, and “penguin” Last resort: tuxworld

9 Getting to Windows Remotely rdesktop to discworld Same disk space

10 Student Help/Handin Services iHelp -- online forums and chat for students. Any tutorials you teach will use this extensively, in all likelyhood eHandin -- secure handin folders for undergraduate/graduate classes Demo

11 Department Intranet Event sign up/administration Job sign up (for department jobs) eHandin access Room and equipment booking much more, depending on your permissions

12 Who do I go to for help? Staff is here to help. Don’t hesitate Greg: Lab Systems Analyst Shane: Web Master, Lab Co-ordinator Cary: Lab Co-ordinator (Linux) Merlin: Lab Co-ordinator (Windows) Seth: Enigma (2nd degree)

13 Other staff Main office –Front Desk: Heather, Linda –Financial/Dept. Head: Maureen –Graduate Studies and more: Jan Computing Facilities Manager: Dave Instructional Staff also available: –Guus, Nicole, Ken, Collene


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