Finding Your Files

Have you remotely logged onto the KINSC-cluster server, created a file, and then cannot find it when you log on to your Linux computer in the lab? This might be the problem:

The default directory for remote login is your personal home directory. If you type ls just as you login, you will see something like this:


And so on. If you want to be able to see things when you log into the computers in the lab, you have to move your files into the 'Desktop' directory. This can be accomplished a number of ways:
-cd into the directory

cd Desktop/

before you make your files.
-move your files and folders into the directory after they have been created

mv randomfile.file Desktop/

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