UNIX Introduction

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Schedule:
Daytime
Run time:
3 days
Location type:
Open

completion, maximum participants, and starting dateplaces are unknown for this course.

Prerequisites:

xperience of IT and an understanding of operating systems are required.

Course Description:

This course introduces the delegate to the main concepts of the UNIX Operating System. The most commonly used commands and utilities are described in detail as are the command line wildcard and redirection facilities. The mechanisms by which a user acquires a login environment are discussed and the main features of the Korn/Posix/Bash Shells are introduced.

The delegates will practise:

  • Creating, copying, renaming, moving and deleting files and directories
  • Using the shell's redirection and pipe facilities
  • Editing text files using the vi editor
  • Setting and changing access permissions on files

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Description

Prerequisites:

xperience of IT and an understanding of operating systems are required.

Course Description:

This course introduces the delegate to the main concepts of the UNIX Operating System. The most commonly used commands and utilities are described in detail as are the command line wildcard and redirection facilities. The mechanisms by which a user acquires a login environment are discussed and the main features of the Korn/Posix/Bash Shells are introduced.

The delegates will practise:

  • Creating, copying, renaming, moving and deleting files and directories
  • Using the shell's redirection and pipe facilities
  • Editing text files using the vi editor
  • Setting and changing access permissions on files
  • Monitoring and controlling their own processes
  • Using the basic file and text searching utilities
  • Customising their own login environment

This course includes the following modules:

Introduction to the Unix Operation System

  • A brief history of UNIX
  • The UNIX kernel
  • The UNIX file system
  • Getting started navigating the file system
  • The file system structure
  • Directories and files
  • Pathnames
  • Navigating the file system

Basic Commands

  • Command line syntax
  • Basic file handling commands
  • Basic Directory handling commands
  • Filename wildcard characters

Redirection and Pipes

  • Input redirection
  • Output redirection
  • Pipes

Introduction to the vi Editor

  • Overview of the vi editor
  • Basic functions
  • Switching to input mode
  • Other useful commands

Searching and Replacing Text

  • Replacing text
  • Using the vi editor
  • Using sed for search and replace
  • Searching for text with grep
  • Linking files

Recalling and Editing Commands

  • Overview
  • The bash shell
  • The korn shell

File Permissions and Access Control

  • Users and user groups
  • File access permissions
  • Changing file attributes
  • Switching users and user groups
  • Linking files

Processes

  • What is a process?
  • Monitoring processes
  • Killing processes
  • Background processes
  • Job Control
  • Grouping commands

More Basic Commands

  • The wc (word count) command
  • The find command
  • The cut command
  • The sort command
  • The finger command

The User Environment

  • Customising the .profile or .bash_profile
  • Customising the .kshrc or .bashrc

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