Introduction to Unix Shell

Event Name Introduction to Unix Shell
Start Date 14 Dec 2018 10:00 AM
End Date 14 Dec 2018 3:00 PM
Duration 5 hours

The Unix shell has been around longer than most of its users have been alive. It has survived so long because it’s a powerful tool that allows people to do complex things with just a few keystrokes. More importantly, it helps them combine existing programs in new ways and automate repetitive tasks, so they aren’t typing the same things over and over again. Use of the shell is fundamental to using a wide range of other powerful tools and computing resources (including “high-performance computing” supercomputers). This workshop will start you on a path towards using these resources effectively and guides you through the basics of file systems and the shell.

This free workshop will cover navigating and working with files and directories, pipes and filters, loops, shell scripts and how to find files.

Who: This course is aimed at beginners, including graduate students and other researchers.

Setup Requirements: Participants must bring their laptop (Windows, Mac, Linux). No software installation required. Tools and data will be provided on the day.

On the day: BYO lunch or lunch can be purchased from various outlets on campus.

Contact: Please email for more information

This is a free workshop and tickets are now available on our Eventbrite page.