Introduction to Unix
A hands-on workshop covering the basics of the Unix command line interface.
Knowledge of the Unix operating system is fundamental to the use of many popular bioinformatics command-line tools. Whether you choose to run your analyses locally or on a high-performance computing system, knowing your way around a command-line interface is highly valuable. This workshop will introduce you to Unix concepts by way of a series of hands-on exercises.
This workshop is designed for participants with little or no command-line knowledge.
Tools: Standard Unix commands, FileZilla
Section 1: Getting started
Section 2: Exploring your current directory
Section 3: Making and changing directories
Section 4: Viewing and manipulating files
Section 5: Removing files and directories
Section 6: Searching files
Section 7: Putting it all together
Section 8: Transferring files
Tutorial instructions available here: https://www.melbournebioinformatics.org.au/tutorials/tutorials/unix/unix/
For queries relating to this workshop, contact Melbourne Bioinformatics (email@example.com).
Find out when we are next running this training as an in-person workshop, by visiting the Melbourne Bioinformaitcs Eventbrite page: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/melbourne-bioinformatics-13058846490
Licence: Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
Contact: For queries relating to this workshop, contact Melbourne Bioinformatics (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Keywords: Unix, Command line, Command-line, CLI
Target audience: Undergraduate, Masters student, MBR student, PhD student, Post-doc / Fellow, Academic, Professional (research-related), Professional (other)
Resource type: Tutorial
At the end of this introductory workshop, you will:
Access a Unix machine either locally or remotely
Navigate the file system
Organise your files into directories
Change file permissions to improve security and safety
Move and copy files between directories
Safely remove files
Perform searches within files
Combine commands using pipes
Transfer files between a local and remote machine
Date created: 2022-09-08