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Switched references to F16 to F17.
Needed by the second class:
# '''Fedora 16 17 Live CD''' (x86_64). You can burn this from ISO image on a CD or a DVD using the Freedom Toaster (in the Open Lab) -- however, this machine has problems with some types of DVDs. The image is also available from:#* http://belmont.senecac.on.ca/fedora/releases/1617/Live/x86_64/Fedora-1617-x86_64-Live-Desktop.iso - Seneca's mirror of the Fedora project. This is very fast, but is only accessible from within Seneca's network (you can't access this from home). You can burn this disc on the machines in the Open Lab.#* http://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/publiclist/ - Fedora mirror list accessible from any Internet connection. Make sure you download Fedora 1617. Labs may not work with other versions.
# '''SATA Hard disk in removable drive tray''' (at least 160GB). Please buy the tray from ACS or the bookstore as not all trays are compatible.
# '''USB flash drive''' (2GB or larger recommended). Warning: anything on this flash drive will be erased!
= Faculty =
During the Fall 2012 Winter 2013 semester, OPS335 is taught by:
* [http://matrix.senecac.on.ca/~peter.callaghan/ Peter Callaghan]
= Tips and Suggestions =
* Always shut down your system under software control, rather than using the reset or power buttons. You can shutdown using the GUI or with the <code>poweroff</code>, <code>reboot</code>, <code>init</code>, or <code>shutdown</code> commands. Shut {{Admon/important|Always shut down your virtual machines before shutting down your main system.|If you do not shut down the virtual machines first, they may become unstable or unusable.}}
* If you get a message about the gnome-power-manager configuration at the login screen, you may have run out of disk space. Switch to a character-mode virtual terminal (for example, switch to VT2 by pressing Ctrl-Alt-F2). Login and take a look at the available space (with the command: <code>df -h</code>). If the <code>/</code> filesystem is full, delete some files (such as unused VM images in <code>/var/lib/libvirt/images</code>) and then reboot the system.
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