[ubuntu-uk] Help needed with ssh
jakewc2 at sky.com
Fri Jul 24 15:22:52 BST 2009
Alan Lord (News) wrote:
> On 17/07/09 13:33, John Matthews wrote:
> <snip />
>> I got down to the permissions page, and it just looked like a lot of
>> stuff, that made no sense at all.
>> I am sorry that I have had to ask, I will try from now on to not bother
>> Thank you again,
> Hi John,
> There is another, quite recent "book" that is online which might help
> you too.
> It does good job of comparing the differences between using a GUI
> (Windows and the Mouse etc) and the command line.
> It has quite a few pictures too. You can read the book online here:
> and also get it as an indexed PDF from here:
Hi sorry its taken me so long to get back to you, not been too good here.
Have been going through things, its slow, and I'm stuck.
I have actually been going through that book, I think it was Lucy on
here that posted about it a while back, I have been finding it really
I have been able to get into the site find my way around, and get right
into files, using nano, but I am pooping myself, trying to edit them.
Took me a while cause I kept on going to a certain folder, but not
giving the correct commands after that, and being told all the time that
the folders I'm looking at arent there. Hope that makes sense. I wasnt
looking at what was just before the $ and once I realised that, I found
it made sense and I could navigate further in. The other things was, I
am not used to how the Directory is, as I'm used to public_html tree,
and its learning that as well, that has taken a while, but having the
tree open in Places has helped.
Now I can navigate straight to a Directory I want, as soon as I log in
(this is both in Ubuntu and Putty if I'm in Windows). Its taken me a
while and a lot of sweating just in case I mess things up.
I am in the process of learning the copy and remove commands just before
I edit something in a file.
I am now finding it frustrating because I cant copy and paste from my
desktop to the file plus saving what I have done, cant work that one out
yet, its probably very simple, but I am trying. But at least I have got
That is my update.
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