Data @ Dirac: Introduction to Linux (Part 1 of 2)


Presented by the Research Computing Center

This two-part interactive workshop provides a pragmatic introduction to Linux and the command line. The workshop allows users to begin interacting with the shell and using Linux in day-to-day environments. Attendees will learn about the history of Linux, how operating systems work, kernels and shells, and how to work with files within Linux. By the end of this workshop, attendees will be able to interact with popular Linux distributions and will also gain familiarity with basic systems administration concepts as they relate to Linux. Attendees are encouraged to bring a laptop computer to the session.