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On Saturday, October 19, 8am-12pm, several university systems will be upgraded, resulting in possible access interruption to the library website, DigitalHub, Box, Canvas, and other federated systems.

Library Classes: Introduction to the Command Line / Bash Part I

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


There are no Introduction to the Command Line / Bash Part I classes scheduled at this time.