2.5. Exercises

Most of what we learn is by making mistakes and by seeing how things can go wrong. These exercises are made to get you to read some error messages. The order in which you do these exercises is important.

Don't forget to use the Bash features on the command line: try to do the exercises typing as few characters as possible!

2.5.1. Connecting and disconnecting

2.5.2. Passwords

Log in again with your user name and password.

WarningNew password

Unless you change your password back again to what it was before this exercise, it will be "P6p3.aa!". Change your password after this exercise!

Note that some systems might not allow to recycle passwords, i.e. restore the original one within a certain amount of time or a certain amount of password changes, or both.

2.5.3. Directories

These are some exercises to help you get the feel.

2.5.4. Files

2.5.5. Getting help