Public Unix server etiquette

Date published: 2020-04-05

This document provides a list of recommendations for people who use public Unix servers.

A public Unix server is usually a computer that someone is volunteering to share with other people. The maintenance of the computer requires time, keeping the computer on the internet and accessible to users costs money and resources, such as RAM, CPU, and storage space are limited.

Here is a short list of things to avoid when using someone else's public Unix server: