15-213/18-243 Introduction to Computer Systems: FAQ
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- How can I get help in 15-213?
We're glad you asked! You can always email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by office hours.
- When I try to run an executable file included in a lab handout, I get a "Permission denied" error. What should I do?
The executable bit is not set. Run "chmod +x <filename>" to set the executable bit.
This problem may occur if you extract the handout tarball on a Windows machine. Always extract the handout on a Linux machine.
- How do I extract a tarball on a Linux machine?
Run "tar -xvf <filename>" to extract it.