Lab 0: Getting Ready

There are no labs in this first week, but below are just a couple of prilimary things to do.


We will use zyBooks as our online book for the course. It is our second year using it for this course; zyBooks has been used in several other courses, with very high student satisfaction. This year, we are also adding zylabs to the zybook content.

The details will be given in class, but here is a summary:

  • to set up an account on zybooks:

    Start getting acquainted with the site. The more you spend time on it this semester, the more exercises you do on your own, the more you will benefit and you will learn.

    Remote Access

    Make sure you can connect to the remote linux machines. Refer to the details given in class, and to the Remote Access Instructions