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Tutorial Details: An Introduction to Linux/UNIX

Date: Tuesday, January 16, 2007, 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Location: 402 Walter
Instructor(s): Assistant Professor Yuk Y Sham PhD, Center for Drug Design

The majority of the most powerful scientific research computers in the world use Linux or UNIX for their operating system. Learning the basics of UNIX/Linux is the first step to utilizing these powerful resources effectively for your research.

This tutorial is designed to introduce you to the Linux/UNIX operating system. We will discuss some of the most commonly used commands, some helpful shortcuts, and some of the key elements of using Linux/UNIX for your research efforts.

Prerequisites: None