Run Nifty Telnet and log to any Andrew workstation (Host Name is
Create a symbolic link from your home dir to the submission folder. A
symbolic link is a way to make a directory or file in one location appear
as if its also in another location. You can create a link by running
ln -s /afs/andrew.cmu.edu/course/15/211 15211
This command will create the symbolic link namend '15211' in your home
account. When you 'cd' into the 15211 directory in your home account,
you will actually be moved to the
If by any reasons you are failed to create a correct link, you should
first delete whatever you created (you do this by running
rm 15211 ) and then repeat the above procedure.
You should see two folders there: handin and handback.
If you go inside, you will find the folder which is named as your andrewID.
You will FTP your porgramming assignments to a correspondent lab-folder.
Once your assignment is graded you will see TA's comments in the handback folder.
Run SSH, WS_FTP32, KerbFTP or any other FTP application available on your computer;
Log to any Andrew workstation (Host Name is unix.andrew.cmu.edu
) by using your andrewID and password;
In the Remote System window you should see your home account that
contains the folder '15211' . If there is no such folder, repeat the submission
setup. If you use KerbFTP, see Using KerbFTP instructions below;
Double click on '15211' and you will be transferred to the
You should see the folder named handin.
Inside this folder you should see 'lab0' ... 'lab5' folders.
Go inside and find the folder which is named as your andrewID;
can transfer your *.java files to a correspondent lab-folder.
Once you connect to andrew.cmu.edu using ssh, you start SFTP to transfer files.
Read the above documentation on how to use SFTP.
When you use KerbFTP to handin your assignment you should see the
symbolic link '15111' in your home directory on andrew file system. If you
do NOT see 15111 at all, you need to create it. Read instructions in
Submission Setup on how to create a symbolic link.
The problem with KerbFTP is that the link 15111 will be shown as a file. This means that
you cannot cd to it. Here is what you need to do:
go to Options;
click on Remote Directory;
choose Change Root Directory.;
In the window that pops up type your symbolic link name 15111.
You should see the submission folder in the left window.
Bboard, how do I access it?
Here are 2 ways to access the bboard.
Using Webmail (https://webmail.andrew.cmu.edu/).
Login, and then
click on FOLDERS. Under "UNSUBSCRIBE/SUBSCRIBE" type in "
Click "Subscribe", and you are done.
Login. Go to Folder List.Go down to Bboards, and hit
enter. Hit "a" for addsub. Type in "academic.cs.15-211"
How do I post to the bboard?
Send an email to email@example.com
Zipping Files on Imac
To zip all the files in a folder named myFolder into a single
myZip file you do the following:
type cd Desktop
type zip -r myZip.zip myFolder
Here is a list of some commands that will come in handy when you want to manage your files
cd <directory> -- Change to location to <directory>
cp <file> <directory> -- Copy <file> into <directory>
ls -- List the files and subdirectories in a directory
ls -a -- List all the files in a directory, including dot files
mkdir <directoryname> -- Crerate a directory with the name <directoryname>
mv <file> <directory> -- Moves <file> to <directory>
rm <file>-- Removes/deletes <file>
rmdir -fr <directory> -- Removes a <directory> and all