November 19, 2019

Data Fluency: Introduction to Unix Shell and Command Line Interface

Register now for our upcoming Introduction to Unix Shell and Command Line Interface workshop being held on Tuesday 19th November, at the Clayton Campus from 1pm-5pm.

The Unix shell has been around longer than most of its users have been alive. It has survived so long because it’s a powerful tool that allows people to do complex things with just a few keystrokes. More importantly, it helps them combine existing programs in new ways and automate repetitive tasks, so they aren’t typing the same things over and over again. Use of the shell is fundamental to using a wide range of other powerful tools and computing resources (including “high-performance computing” supercomputers). This workshop will start you on a path towards using these resources effectively and guides you through the basics of file systems and the shell.

This free workshop will cover navigating and working with files and directories, pipes and filters, loops, shell scripts and how to find files.

What to bring:  Bring your own laptop (Windows, Mac, Linux). No software installation required. Login details to connect to a Unix server will be provided to the registered attendees prior to the workshop.

Venue: Matheson T1 – Sir Louis Matheson Library | 40 Exhibition Walk | Clayton VIC 3800 | Australia

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How to register? 

1. Monash staff and Graduate Research students click here.

2. Monash students (other than Graduate Research) 
– Navigate to the Access for students page and create a profile in MyDevelopment by completing the form linked on that page. You will receive an email after 24 hours with your login details.
– Using your login details, log into myDevelopment.
– Search for upcoming Data Fluency workshops, by typing into the search box “Data Fluency” or the software you are interested in. eg “Unix Shell”
– Click “Request”

3. External participants
 Register your interest in attending this workshop by filling in this form. You will be notified as soon as you have been added into the workshop.
Note: If you already have a myDevelopment profile, please login and register as follows:
– Search for upcoming Data Fluency workshops, by typing into the search box “Data Fluency” or the software you are interested in. eg “Unix Shell”
– Click “Request”

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