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    1. LECTURER: Dr Joan Adler email website

      Students as of 8:45 on 12/6/06

      phr76ja@TX.TECHNION.AC.IL Joan Adler
      sanek@TECHUNIX.TECHNION.AC.IL Alexander Bar-El
      iluha@TX.TECHNION.AC.IL Ilya Beletsky
      salexd@T2.TECHNION.AC.IL Alexander Dubrovsky
      setmev@T2.TECHNION.AC.IL Meitav Etai
      eytanfl@TECHUNIX.TECHNION.AC.IL Eitan Filiba
      graanan@TECHUNIX.TECHNION.AC.IL Raanan Gad
      danielg@TECHUNIX.TECHNION.AC.IL Daniel Golubchik
      sjnia@T2.TECHNION.AC.IL Jenia Hadas
      tamarh@TECHUNIX.TECHNION.AC.IL Tamar Harary
      lk@TECHUNIX.TECHNION.AC.IL Lev Kvietny
      snizanm@T2.TECHNION.AC.IL Meitav Nizan
      orensh@TECHUNIX.TECHNION.AC.IL Shafir Oren
      bator79@TECHUNIX.TECHNION.AC.IL Bat-Chen Rapoport
      sronz@T2.TECHNION.AC.IL Zaidner Ron
      eyalsh@TECHUNIX.TECHNION.AC.IL Eyal Schwartz
      shyuv@T2.TECHNION.AC.IL Yuval Shabo
      orensh@TX.TECHNION.AC.IL Oren Shafir


      key - I gave gaby the list of signups, if you signed that sheet go ask him
      for your key. he may ask for a deposit.
      account on phelafel - opened for everyone who handed in form.
      this account has backup and a webserver.
      everyone gets one other computer account as well, (some get phelafelold
      plus another, i just do not trust phelafelold to remain stable.)
      see list below to see your allocation.
      assuming a few people bring laptops, then we should manage 2 to a
      machine (or at worst three in the backrow) in class.
      you need to start each account by changing the temporary password i started 
      with that is written on the whiteboard in the classroom.
      for  your first logon  either 
      1(a) go to Rm315 and  after entering account name  and temporary password
      (the computers have their names on the screens and on top)
      1(b) write ssh phmachine -l youridx in a window of tx or t2
      (phmachine is phelafel, phealfelold or phclass1 etc,
      youridx is the account  name you asked for on class machines)
      2. change password with the command
      on the command line enter the temporary one 
      then enter the real one twice.
      3. to organise your paths you need to have a file called .cshrc
      in the main directory of your account.you can find an example to download
      4. then write `` source .cshrc''
      the first person who arrives for each machine should log on each week. 
      note that if you have path problems e.g. on tx
      (this is happening if you know the file is there but the computer
      says it cannot find it) then try
      ./sur2005.ex or ./rwalk.ex etc
      or else move the .cshrc file from phclass to there via the command
      (on computer where you have the problem)
      scp  yourname@phclassx:.cshrc .
      computer allocation in class
      phelafel - Jenia and Batchen
      phclass1 - Alexander D.  and Lev
      phclass2 - Tamar and Yuval
      phelafelold - Michael and Eytan (accounts also on phclass4)
      phclass3 - Alexander B. and Raanan
      phclass4 - marius and Etai
      phclass5 - Daniel and Oren B.
      laptops - Yuval (accounts phelafel and phelafelold)
      Just a signup is not enough for computer account, need form that is at
      If you did not  fill in the form but do so and drop it by my office or 
      letterbox by wednesday I will open account before next monday,
      otherwise probably only later in the week. (sunday i have last
      semester moed bet for physics 3 and except for our lectures they
      get preference till grading is done.) then i will be a free and happy
      The following describes my feelings this morning after opening accounts:

      Preparing your webpage: your personal webpage may sit on the computer of your choice, for Graduate Physics students, the computer PHYSICS is a good idea, for all students TX/T2 are possibilities. If you do not have enough space elsewhere you may put your project pages on PHELAFEL. The webpage listed in this class list may not contain political material or anything unsuitable for general distribution. A very plain starting file called myhomepage.html prepared last year (adequate for assignment credit) can be viewed for the imaginary student ploni almoni and downloaded from the class http site, but look around and copy something more exciting if you like. Or give me the location of your existing webpage if you already have one. Credit for completing this website will be given as part of Targil 5, but you should try to do it earlier. There will not be a specific grade for the webpage, but you will get a grade of zero for targil 5 if you do not list an accessible website location with your answers for targil 5.

      When you have completed your personal page please send me an email with the information from this link written verbatim (verbatim means exactly the same format), replacing my details with yours, and Project title with your own title.


      Announcements about computer problems and fixes and any changes to the system can be found here

      Thu Mar 16 09:50:56 IST 2006