Section C.

                           INTRODUCTION TO UNIX

                                Logging In

       A terminal displaying the prompt


       is requesting your user name (this is the name assigned to you by
       the system administrator).  What you type appears on the screen;
       this is called echoing.  After you type in your user name, press
       [ENTER].  The next prompt is


       Enter the password assigned to you and press [ENTER].  Notice that
       as you type your password, the characters are not echoed to the
       screen; this is a security precaution against inquisitive eyes.

       Displayed next is the "message of the day"; important system
       information and notices such as system downtimes.

       Finally your default shell prompt will appear.  This may often
       simply be a "%", indicative that the default shell is the C shell
       (csh), or a "$", which is the character used by the Bourne shell.
       Other systems may instead display the hostname of your computer or
       your login ID.

                               Logging Out

       The are several ways of logging off the system at the end of your
       session (though not all ways will work in all shells):

       % exit

       % ^D

         note: the '^' means to hold down the  key then
               simultaneously press the "D" key)

       % logout

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