ULI101 Assignment 3

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ULI101 - Introduction to Unix/Linux and the Internet

Assignment #3: Still More Unix/Linux concepts

Objective: To gain experience with more of the fundamentals of Unix/Linux commands and the file system.

Due date: December 11, 2020

Value: 6% of final course mark

Perform the following steps on Matrix:

  1. Make sure that you have access to the Matrix server, which is required to do the ULI101 assignments:
  2. Enter the following on Matrix: ~uli101/assign3

  3. You will see the following important notes:

    ULI101 Assignment 3:  Notes

    Some important notes on this Assignment:

    (1) You do NOT have to do this whole Assignment in one sitting! Any completed sections will
    be tracked.

    (2) You may abort the Assignment at any time by pressing Ctrl-c but you may lose any work done
    on an incomplete section.

    (3) Instructions for each page will be displayed at the bottom of the screen.

    (4) The answers expected in this Assignment are derived from the Assignment itself and the
    course notes. The course notes should be used as a reference, if required. Using Google or
    another search engine may provide answers that are not accepted by the Assignment.

    (5) This Assignment is maintained by Les Czegel. Please try to resolve any problems with your
    instructor who will determine if Les should be contacted.

    Press <ENTER> to continue (or: 'm'-main menu). 

  4. Hit ENTER and you'll see the following, assuming you had previously selected section "A":

    ULI101 Assignment 3:  Selection Menu

    Available selections:

    1 Regular Expressions Using grep
    2 Interactive Shell Environment
    3 Introduction To Scripting (phone)
    4 More Scripting (add)
    5 Yet More Scripting (oldfiles)
    6 sed And awk

    Marks earned so far for ULI101 Assignment 3: 0 out of 6

    The highlighted lines above indicate the incomplete parts of the Assignment.
    There is a total possible mark of 6, with 1 mark added for each completed
    part. The Assignment is due by December 6 2019.

    Completed sections will count for marks only until December 6 2019, which is
    the last day of classes.

    You are currently registered to ULI101 Section A - Brian Gray.
    Select 'C' if you need to change your ULI101 Section.

    Enter a menu selection or 'q' to quit:  

  5. As you can see, the assignment is divided into 6 parts. Incomplete parts will be highlighted, as will incomplete sections within each part.

  6. There is a total possible mark of 9, with 1.5 marks added for each completed part.

  7. Instead of late penalties, there is an additional mark awarded for on-time completion by the specified due date.

  8. Assignment sections completed after the due date for assignment 3 will not be accepted for marks

  9. When you complete each section, your updated mark will be displayed on the main selection menu.

  10. Assignments MUST consist of the student's OWN work and MUST run on Matrix.