Unix is a popular operating system used on many central systems and web servers. This workshop is intended for people who have little or no experience working with Unix from the command line. It gives a quick overview of how Unix works, explains the directory structures, and provides guided practice with core file management commands and setting file permissions. File archiving, file compression, and secure file copying are also covered.
Unix: The Basics
- A brief history of supercomputing
- Connect to a supercomputer (Karst supercomputer, for example)
- Learn directory structures
- Learn how to manipulate files
- Compile a short code and submit it to the batch system
- Maintain UNIX accounts
- Manage files and directories
- Set File Permissions
- Archive and compress files
- Share and copy files
- launch an application
- use a keyboard and perform typing tasks
- perform basic computing and file management tasks
Supercomputing for Everyone Series workshops are taught by personnel from Research Technologies, a division of University Information Technology Services.
The Supercomputing for Everyone Series (S4ES) of training workshops aims to bring more users into the realm of advanced computing, whether it be visualization, computation, analytics, storage, or any related discipline. Let Research Technologies staff take you to the next level of computing.