Course Overview

The UNIX operating system is a powerful multi-tasking, multi-user system. This course removes the mystery and confusion that often surround the usage of UNIX. The user learns basic navigation tools, learns to use the powerful vi screen editor and learns the commands used in performing daily tasks.

 

Outline

Basic Commands

 options and arguments

 Is

 cat

 date

 who

 sort

 wc

 mail

 write

 talk

The Login Shell

 redirection

 Pipes

 ed

 vi Editor Tutorial

File System

 file types

 full path names

 relative path names (Use of . and ..)

 directory permission

 making a new directory

 chmod

 PATH variable

 chown, chgrp

 cp, mv, ln

 find

 Regular Expression

 grep

 egrep

UNIX Tools

 calendar

 at

 crontab

 pr

 sort

 crypt

 pg

 more

 wc

Introduction to Shell Programming

 positional parameters

 interactive shell procedures

 multiway branch (case statement)

 

Exercises

Many practical exercises are integrated into the course to maximize the learning experience.

Outline: UNIX Basics Course

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