Durham University News

Formation of human tissue to improve drug testing and reduce animal research
Innovative three dimensional (3D) cell culture technology is giving scientists the ability to grow realistic human tissues for more effective drug testing while reducing the need for animal research.

Durham’s cosmology research lights up London
Research by Durham University scientists into the evolution of galaxies will light up London as part of a major festival.

Philanthropist, filmmaker and children's champion receive honorary degrees
A leading philanthropist, a pioneering filmmaker and a children’s champion were awarded honorary degrees as thousands of students graduated from Durham University.

Work to begin on new colleges and student facilities
Work to develop new college and student facilities at Durham University will begin within weeks.

Useful Commands For Linux

lsList directories
moreReveal contents of a file
lessSimilar to more, but faster
man COMMANDShow manual pages for "COMMAND"
cdChange directories
mkdirMake directories
rmdirRemove directories
rmRemove a file
mvMove a file
cpCopy
geditA simple text editor
emacsAs above
chmodChange read and write permissions of files (see man pages)
topLists running processes
tar xzf filename.tar.gzExtract 'filename.tar.gz' into current directory
ssh -X username@turing.dur.ac.ukLog in to department from outside computer. To login to ITS space replace 'turing' with 'vega'
sftp username@turing.dur.ac.ukTransfer files to and from department computer

N.B. For most commands you can use the 'tab' key to auto complete your command.

Last modified on 13th November, 2013 at 13:41:49
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