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/uns Student Supported Software. Greg J. Badros /uns Coordinator UW CS&E 24-September-1998. http://www.cs.washington.edu/uns. Why /uns?. Newer software Less-widely relevant software More uniformity across platforms Shared scripts Also liason to lab-staff supported software

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Uns student supported software

/unsStudent Supported Software

Greg J. Badros

/uns Coordinator

UW CS&E

24-September-1998

http://www.cs.washington.edu/uns


Why uns

Why /uns?

  • Newer software

  • Less-widely relevant software

  • More uniformity across platforms

  • Shared scripts

  • Also

    • liason to lab-staff supported software

    • technical skill education


Uns platforms

/uns Platforms

  • GNU/Linux

  • Sun Solaris

  • SGI Irix

  • IBM AIX

  • Sun SunOS4

  • OSF/1

  • Ultrix

Better supported


Uns software

/uns Software

  • Emacs {19.34,20.3}, XEmacs 20.4, vim

  • Netscape4 (soon lss)

  • Perl 5.004

  • Tcl/Tk 8.0

  • Python 1.[45]

  • g++ 2.8.1, egcs-1.1b

  • gimp 1.0, ical 2.1, plan, gnus, tin, trn


Uns software cont

/uns Software (..cont)

  • Zsh 3.0.x, bash, tcsh

  • GNU File and Text Utilities

  • CVS, LaTeX2HTML

  • JDK 1.1.4

  • Various window managers

    • scwm, fvwm, AfterStep, ctwm, icewm

  • Lots, lots more!


Uns directories

/uns Directories

  • Per platform:/uns includes: /uns/bin, /uns/lib

  • One shared area mounted everywhere:/uns/share includes:/uns/share/bin/uns/share/{x,}emacs/site-lisp/uns/share/doc


Using uns software

Using /uns Software

  • PATH/uns/gnu/bin:/uns/bin:/uns/share/binPerhaps /uns/egcs/bin

  • LD_LIBRARY_PATH /uns/lib

  • MANPATH/uns/share/man

  • INFOPATH/uns/share/info

  • TEXINPUTS/uns/share/lib/texmf/site-macros


Limitations

Limitations

  • /uns not available on web server

  • Not all platforms equally well supported

  • Some platforms tight on space

  • Accessing via NFS can be slow


Nt uns

NT /uns

  • \\RFILESRV1\UNS

  • \\RFILESRV1\dist-area


Nt unix integration

NT/Unix Integration

  • http://.../lab/sw/nt-integration

  • Unix files from NT:Samba\\<server>.cs\<username> e.g.,\\pahtoo.cs\gjbX Servers (e.g., XWin32)

  • NT from Unix:smbclient \\rfilesrv1\students -W cseresearchHydra, WinDD


Tools talks

Tools Talks

  • Last year’s talks

    • Shells (sh, zsh, bash, csh, tcsh)

    • Emacs

    • Project Management (make, RCS, CVS)

    • NT

  • New talks

    • Perl, python, Java

    • Others?


C c uniform access account

C&C Uniform Access Account

  • UW NetIdhttp://www.washington.edu/computing/uwnetid


Staying informed

Staying Informed

  • Newsgroup:uw-cs.apps.announce.uns

  • Web updates:http://www.cs.washington.edu/uns


Getting involved

Getting Involved

  • Become a member of group uns

    • read /uns/share/README

    • email [email protected] (me!)

  • Mailing list: [email protected] (all uns group members)

  • Post installation news to:uw-cs.apps.announce.uns


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