An Introduction to using the UNIX operating system, appropriate for all versions of UNIX. The starting point for all UNIX work. A more detailed five day version of this course is also available which additionally covers using UNIX in a networked environment.
Anybody who needs to use a UNIX system.
Operating systems, UNIX flavours, UNIX features.
Logging in, changing passwords, logging out.
Command structure. The UNIX manuals, basic commands (who, date, tty, uname, echo, banner...)
Home directories, manipulating files and directories, Filesystem layout, Pathnames, hard and symbolic links.
ed, vi, shell escapes, .exrc
The spooling system, printing, manipulating print jobs.
grep, find, cut, sort and paste
Theory, chmod, chown, newgrp..
ps, kill, background processes, at, exec, priorities.
write, talk, mail, mailx, news
Metacharacters, piping and redirection, basic shell scripts.
Environmental variables, stty, .profile and other startup files
Starting a Korn shell, the history facility, command line editing, aliases, job control, miscellaneous features.
The root user, su and tar
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This structured training course seeks to build upon workbook learning through the use of group exercises, dynamic discussion and individual tasks in order to deliver an engaging and interactive module that will ensure all candidates are able to transfer their new skills into the workplace.