This brief course is designed to introduce users without UNIX or Linux experience to the core concepts and tools necessary to be productive on a UNIX or UNIX-like operating system. Includes hands-on exercises.
- Basic structure of Linux
- Getting out of trouble (control keys)
- Linux command structure
- Getting help (man pages)
- Logging in and out
- Organization of files and directories into a tree hierarchy
- Basic file and directory related commands
- Absolute and relative paths, wildcards
- File/directory permissions and how to change them
- Screen editors (emacs, vi, nano)
- Linux shell (primarily bash)
- I/O redirection and UNIX / Linux piping
- Searching files (grep, find)
Who Should Attend
OSC users with little or no experience using the command line of a UNIX or UNIX-like operating system.
There are no prequisites.
Method of Delivery
Slide presentation and hands-on exercises. A recent copy of the materials can be found below.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.