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Tutorial Details: Introduction to UNIX

Date: Tuesday, January 27, 2009, 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Location: 575 Walter
Instructor(s): Nicholas P. Labello, MSI

UNIX and UNIX-like systems comprise the majority of MSI computational resources. UNIX-like systems include GNU/Linux distributions, BSD, and even Mac OS X. This tutorial is designed to familiarize participants with the UNIX environment and enable them to comfortably navigate a command-line driven interface. MSI consultants will be available to answer questions related to getting connected to MSI resources or otherwise getting started at the Supercomputing Institute.

The tutorial consists of two parts. 1. A lecture on the basic functions of the UNIX operating system 2. A hands-on session with sample exercises and problems provided

Prerequisites: None