Notes for Windows users

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Windows is not a UNIX or UNIX-like operating system, so there are extra steps to interfacing a Windows computer with our servers.

  • One option is to install Ubuntu subsystem for Windows on Windows 10
  • MobaXterm and Putty are also useful.
  • Note that it's common for a Linux operating system to appear to mount the main Windows filesystem under /drives, usually /drives/c/, and within /drives/c directories and filenames observe such Windows conventions as capitalizing (e.g.) "Users" and "Documents".