Log In, Check Present Working Directory, Log OutYou can use the telnet application on your computer to connect to your Unix account. If you use a Unix terminal or workstation, you can usually enter your user id and password on the opening screen to gain access.
Here is how I accessed my account on the miller.cs.uwm.edu machine by entering this URL in my Web browser:
The telnet application application popped up with a Unix window giving me a chance to login to my Unix account:
Resolving miller.cs.uwm.edu... Found IP address for miller.cs.uwm.edu... Trying 126.96.36.199 (PORT:23)... Connected to 188.8.131.52... University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science miller.cs.uwm.edu login: johnd Password: Last login: Mon Sep 30 12:37:20 from e237-pc01.cae.uw TERM = (unknown) Terminal set to unknown $ pwd /users/aux/adjunct/johnd $ exit $ logout Connection closed...