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Intro to Linux from the Command-Line

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Synopsis: This 3-hour workshop offers a brief introduction to command-line operations using the Linux operating system. The primary objective is to provide beginner-level familiarity with accessing and using a Linux system for common research computing tasks.
Start Time: Monday, March 20, 2017 9:00 AM
End Time: Monday, March 20, 2017 12:00 PM
Location: Medical Science Building - Rbhs
Address: 185 South Orange Avenue
Campus: Newark
Room: C632
City, State, Country: Newark, NJ US
Fee: N/A
Speaker: Galen Collier
Sponsor: Office of Advanced Research Computing (OARC)
Category: Workshop, Course
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Contact Name: Galen Collier
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Contact Phone: (848) 445-5237
Additional Information: Topics covered will include: The Bash shell Commands and syntax Working with files and directories Filesystem permissions Transferring files between remote systems Using a text editor Customizing your environment Basics of shell scripting Installing software Brief overview of system administration Expected Background: No previous experience with Linux is needed. Basic familiarity with using your laptop will be needed for installing an SSH client and connecting to the Internet using the campus wireless network. Additional Information: A laptop computer running Windows, Mac OS X, or Linux is required (unless the teaching lab is equipped with desktop workstations). Laptops must have campus wireless network connectivity.
Target Audience: Researchers,  Undergraduate Students,  Graduate Students,  Faculty,  Staff