CS105: Introduction to Computer Programming: C++
Using SSH to connect to a CS machine
- If you don't have a CS department account, you should request a new
- Choose one of the CS
department linux machines.
- Use your SSH program to connect to your chosen department linux
- Windows: There are a couple of ways to do this, but the
easiest is probably to use the Secure Shell Client that comes bundled with
Bevoware (it's also installed on many lab computers around
campus). Run the program, connect to a CS department machine of
your choice with your CS login, and you should find yourself at a
- OS X: The simplest way to connect to a remote machine is to
open the Terminal app and type
using your CS department username and the name of one of the CS
department's machines. You should be prompted for a password, and
then you'll be dumped at a shell prompt.
- Linux: Come on, you already know how to do this. Why are you
even reading this?
- Once you get to a shell prompt, you can use various linux
commands to make files and directories and edit and compile code.
Check out the first few tutorials on this Linux tutorial
site to see some simple Linux commands in action.