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Bring your book to lab

We will be using the book in lab this week.  Please bring it and if you have time, read Appendix A.  This link may also be VERY helpfully.  http://www.freeos.com/guides/lsst/






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Another round of labs entered

I’ve entered in grades for all lab write-ups that I have found in my inbox.   If you still don’t have a grades for something, send me the write up tonight or tomorrow.  If you are having troubles with my VTC email account, use my gmail jackfs4 at gmail.com. I will do one last round […]






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Dispelling angst… somebody needs a hug

Here’s a little levity that will dispel any left over lab #9 angst. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xD-Huwlg2kY[/youtube]






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Lab #9 Explained

Many of the write-ups coming in for lab #9 are expressing angst and frustration.  Lab #9 is one of those labs where I want you to mess around and experiment and explore.  It’s one of those horrible vague lab handouts because in the real world you won’t be given a checklist of things to do […]






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Quiz #3 open

Quiz #3 is now available on BlackBoard.  It will close at 11PM tonight.  Please take some time today to take the quiz.  If missed quiz #2, I’m re-opened quiz #2 as well.  I understand that several people did not receive notices from Blackboard that the quiz was open.   As briefed in labs this week, […]






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Lab downloads

Over the course of the semester we’ll be using Gnu privacy guard and Knoppix 5.1 linux. I have an iso image of Knoppix and will burn cd’s for people in lab, provided you bring a blank cd. If you are comfortable burning your own copy or already have a Linux computer then you are all […]






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This week, one lab

Week one has begun and I was surprised to be in the lab until 9. The new folks showed up, got the hand out, and hit the road. It was some folks from last year that swung by for a visit. It’s great to catch up with previous students.






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