## How do I create a Latex PDF Document in UNIX System?

In each of the Linux Workstation, we have installed the default Latex Linux distribution package, teTex. Latex is a type-setting language to procedure professional document with advanced mathematics symbols, equation, figures, tables and cross-reference supports in academic paper writing. Currently, Linux Workstation supports Latex engine in English. If you can be familiar with Latex, it […]

## How to delete the files heading with ‘-‘ e.g. ‘-foo’ in UNIX System?

To delete a file whose name starts with a ‘-‘, for example ‘-foo’, use one of these commands: % rm — -foo % rm ./-foo

## How to delete the files with the sub-directory in UNIX System?

In UNIX system, to delete all files and sub-directories reside in the directory “mydir”, execute the following command: % rm -rf mydir Please be reminded that the deleted files will not store in the trash but delete permanently.

## How to use VI editor in UNIX?

In UNIX, vi (full screen editor) are most commonly used, although there are many GUI editors. To start editing , use vi <filename>, e.g. umuxremote% vi test If the file is not already existed, it is created when you save the file. Otherwise the content of the file will be retrieved for editing. Vi has […]

## Some useful UNIX Commands

Files Manipulation Commands ls displays the files and subdirectories in the current working directory. pwd displays the current directory. Normally, a user will be placed in his home directory after logging-in. mkdir <dir name> makes the subdirectory called <dir name> under the current directory. rmdir <dir name> removes the subdirectory called <dir name> under the […]