All of the materials in this course have been developed and tested on the Ubuntu GNU/Linux operating system. This document has instructions for modifying the base installation for use with this course.
Configuration changes are cumulative, starting with a default Ubuntu 12.04
Precise Pandolin) install and the first unit in the course and
proceeding in order through the units.
From an account with administration privileges, run the following command from a terminal:
sudo aptitude install vim tree
This will install the full command-line version of
Vim (only the
vim-tiny package is installed by default) and the
The full vim is required to enable color syntax highlighting and other
configuration options. The
tree program displays a tree structure
view of the file system in a terminal.