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User's Guide to EECS Instructional Computing

EECS Instructional Support Group
University of California at Berkeley

Note To The Reader

This document has been compiled by the EECS Instructional Support Group (ISG) as an introduction to the UNIX operating system and the EECS Instructional Facilities. Because resources change periodically, the manual is also evolving and will continue to be revised.

We have attempted to ensure that the information is accurate, but errors can slip through. We would be delighted if you would help us improve this document by reporting any errors or inconsistencies that you find to the EECS Instructional Group, 386 Cory Hall or send e-mail to errors@cory.

Parts of this document have been adapted, with permission, from documents produced by the Iowa State University Computer Center and MIT Project Athena. These materials are subject to the following copyrights, respectively:

Copyright ©1996 Iowa State University
Copyright ©1996 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute MIT software and its documentation for any purpose and without fee is hereby granted, provided that the above copyright notice appear in all copies and that both that copyright notice and this permission notice appear in supporting documentation, and that the name of MIT not be used in advertising or publicity pertaining to distribution of the software without specific, written prior permission. MIT makes no representations about the suitability of this software for any purpose. It is provided ``as is'' without express or implied warranty.

Thanks and acknowledgements go to Iowa State University for allowing us to borrow heavily from their User's Guide to Project Vincent. We have not attempted to credit the exact source in each location, but would like to note that sections of this manual use Iowa State's text extensively. Thank you also to Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) whose Project Athena manual was the basis for the Project Vincent manual. Additionally, Marie Mayer, Publications Editor, Computation Center, Iowa State University, provided us with the Iowa State LaTeX files, and Ethan Munson answered many LaTeX and dvi questions during the course of this project. Special thanks to Hoofar Razavi, Scott Silvey, Kevin Mullally, Rob McNicholas, and Matt Wright for their help with proof reading and corrections.


Although an attempt has been made to verify the accuracy of the information contained in this document, TCS neither guarantees the validity of this information nor assumes any liability for results obtained based on this information.

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and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Permission to reproduce all or part of this document for noncommercial purposes is granted, provided U.C. Berkeley, Iowa State University, and MIT are given credit. To copy otherwise requires specific permission.