15-505 and 60-414 Assignments

Setting Things Up

Instructions on logging in
Note: if you make these dot files from a PC you MUST make sure that each line has a carriage return and doesn't have the ^M character.

The keys are different under linux than under windows. You can fix some of these problems by following the instructions here:

go to help/library menu in maya
click installing/linux
go to User notes
go to Linux desktop configuration
follow the instructions from there

We have set up a prefs file to give you most of the menus normally present under windows when you log in to linux. To set this up:

Disk Space on Linux boxes

We've created two directories of scratch space on the linux boxes: /usr0/15-505 and /usr0/60-414
Feel free to store things temporarily in those directories. They are not backed up however, so do not leave your source files there long term.
You can also write to /afs/cs/academic/class/60414-s05-users/
although unfortunately due to version problems between andrew and scs afs you can't just mount those file systems as a drive in the CFA cluster using openafs.


Jessica Hodgins