CS140 Lab 0 -- Due
Thursday, Jan. 6
This lab requires you to do simple steps to prepare for CS140. Many
of you will already have done these steps and so don't need to do
anything. For the rest of you, it is critical that you complete these
steps by the time the first assignment goes out. Otherwise, it will
be very difficult for you to stay on top of the other lab assignments.
- Obtain a SUNet ID if
you do not already have one. Make sure you can log in to the
clusters with ssh.
the su.class.cs140 usenet
. You can do this by:
- logging into one of the Unix computing machines and running a
news reader (tin, trn, emacs -f gnus,
...), which may require you to set the NNTPSERVER
environment variable to usenet.stanford.edu,
- following the instructions
on configuring thunderbird to use SSL and authentication, or
- tunneling to a Stanford IP address through ssh (e.g., run ssh -N
-L 1119:usenet.stanford.edu:119 and then access NNTP through
TCP port 1119 on localhost).
Due to popular demand, we are going to try using a Google group
instead of Usenet. Please subscribe to the Google group by either:
- Emailing email@example.com,
- Clicking on the
this group" link on the
To complete lab 0, please find a message with subject "Completing lab
0" in the su.class.cs140 newsgroup.