This document is intended mainly for external students studying Computer Science at UNE.1 Internal students, however, will also find some of the information here quite useful. Topics covered include, how to get a computer account, how to connect to the UNE systems, and what you need for your home computer. Also covered is an overview of using Unix systems, where to find things on the UNE systems, and how to submit assignments electronically.
Throughout the document, references will be made to various contacts such as the ITS2, FirstCall (the ITS help desk), the UNE Modems, etc. Appendix A is a list detailing how to find these contacts. As you read you should get some idea of the computing facilities provided by UNE and MCS.3
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