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Linux through Thinlinc, and go through Unix
Tutorial for Beginners (Duke University), through
Note: Be sure to pay attention to the first section on "Typographical Conventions", regarding the command prompt. The prompt is what the shell prints each time to tell you that the last command has completed, and that it is waiting for you to type another command. The Duke tutorial uses the % character as the command prompt. When we ran the newuser script in the previous session, the command prompt was changed to include the name of the login host and the path to the current working directory. Therefore, your prompt will look something like
In the Duke tutorial, the command that you type is shown to the right of the prompt. You don't type the prompt itself.