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DSS lab consultation schedule
(Monday-Friday)
Sep 1-Oct 16By Zoom appt. here
Oct 19-Dec 4Virtual Zoom Walk-ins
Dec 7-Jan 31By Zoom appt. here
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Basic Unix

Accounts

See http://helpdesk.princeton.edu/kb/display.plx?ID=9780 for the latest information on Unix server accounts from OIT

Basic Commands

Once you connect to tombstone you will need these basic commands to get started:

nano Pico is a simple text editor. You can use pico for editing Stata do files.
ls Show a list of files in your current directory.
stata Run Stata for Unix. Unix Stata is fully compatible with the Windows and Mac versions of Stata available in the clusters.
quota -v Reports how much space you have left on your Arizona account - this is the same as the amount of space you have on your H: drive.
logout This will log you off the machine when you are done.

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