Ubuntu linux 18.04.3 LTS + ADCD z/OS 1.13 + Hercules 1.13 -- Step1 -- Prepare a Server

First, let me introduce my hard ware:

CPU:        Intel i5-7500
Mainboard:  B250N-PHOENIX WIFI
Memory:     Kingston 8G DDR4 2133 * 2 (16G totally)
Hard disk:  1TB Hitachi

1. Get Unbuntu Linux and install it

Go to, download the newest Server linux edtion OS. Then install it.

2. Update your system

when you first logon your new system, issue the following commands to update your system:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

3. Install needed software

update the source:

sudo apt-get update

Install the required software(explanation is in below):

sudo apt-get install c3270 hercules vim htop unzip

c3270       ----> This is 3270 logon tool

Hercules   ----> This is the soft we need to simulate the mainframe.

Vim           -----> This is text edit software.

htop         ------> This is for monitoring your resource usage rate.


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