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Procedures on How to Log into the COE Linux gateway

  • The COE Linux gateway for terminal-based logins is
  • In order to remotely log in to them you need to ssh into as below
   ssh -l username  ....> enter your coe username and password and you are logged in.
  • If you are not familiar with unix here are some commands that will come in handy:
 pwd -----> this will show you the "present working directory"
 ls ------> this is a listing of your current directory
 cd -----> this will "change directory"
  • If you need further help on this, please send email to

Linux graphics

If you need a Linux login with graphics, you have two options.

  • You can log in to the Gateway as above, and use X11 remote graphics.
  • You can use the Linux pool in the VLAB, see the VLAB page for details on how to connect.

General UNIX/Linux help

Here's a site called UNIXhelp for Users. This information is quite old, but you may still find it useful as an introduction to UNIX/Linux.

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