Do this once but only once:
Log into your account and type:(if you're a master of emacs, feel free to ignore this advice, but you might want to take a look at/u/ehilsdal/setup-emacs
/u/ehilsdal/setup-emacsto pick and choose what you want)
Normally, what you want to do once you login is to type:
Once you hit return, the windowing system will start up. Once a window pops up on your screen, move your mouse into the large window, and type:startx
After hitting return, move the outline of a window so the whole outline is visible and click a mouse button. You'll then have an emacs window on your screen.emacs &
We're going to be writing a lot of code for this workshop, so you should be very comfortable with your editor. On your own time, you might want to type
Ctrl-h tto run the emacs tutorial and learn how to maneuver through the editor. There are a few Scheme-specific editor commands you should know about as well:
If you plan to drive during this week, you'll want a parking permit. After you fill out a form, you'll get a sticker which will allow you to park in the ``A'' lots (basically anywhere on campus you can find a spot except ``Reserved'' and Handicapped parking spots). Let us know if you need a sticker.
Feel free to leave yourself logged in to whatever computer you choose to use: The only people with access to the room are the workshop participants and instructors.
If you wish to change your password, first telnet to
and once you've logged in, type
and follow the directions on the screen.