Command Line 1/Bash Part 1- Chicago Campus

Command Line 1/Bash Part 1- Chicago Campus

The shell is a useful operating system to most researchers who are doing any type of programming. The Unix shell is powerful and often the fastest and most direct way to work with files, folders, executing programs, etc. Also, most programmers operate in this OS, due to the simplicity and control over the system. In part I, users will be introduced to the command line and learn basic commands.

This class is 1.5 hours long.

Users must bring their own laptops to this class. Library computers do not have a bash interface.

Attendees will learn how to:

launch the Unix shell
execute commands for changing file directories, adding and deleting files
launch text editing from the command line
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