15-211: Frequently Asked Questions

Submission Setup

Submission Procedure

Bboard, how do I access it?

Here are 2 ways to access the bboard.

  1. Using Webmail (https://webmail.andrew.cmu.edu/).
    Login, and then click on FOLDERS. Under "UNSUBSCRIBE/SUBSCRIBE" type in " academic.cs.15-211". Click "Subscribe", and you are done.
  2. Using Pine.
    Login. Go to Folder List.Go down to Bboards, and hit enter. Hit "a" for addsub. Type in "academic.cs.15-211" without quotes

How do I post to the bboard?

Using KerbFTP

Zipping Files on Imac

To zip all the files in a folder named myFolder into a single myZip file you do the following:

UNIX Operations

Here is a list of some commands that will come in handy when you want to manage your files on AFS.

Read more on Unix commands at the this site.

Where to get Java?

Follow this link to Download Java Software

What if I need more time to do a homework assignment?

If you feel that you have a good reason for an extension, please see an instructor or your TA in person, preferably during office hours.

When is 5419 Imac cluster open?

Follow THIS LINK for open Lab hours.

Last updated Tuesday, May 16, 2006
Victor S. Adamchik, 
Computer Science Department, 
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA.