Introduction to Linux
Duration 0.5 days
Team ACRC (Advanced Computing Research Centre)
The workshop will cover the basics of using the Linux operating system.

Topics will include:
  • Working with files and directories (including setting user permissions).
  • Using symbolic links.
  • Many common commands, including those for comparing files and searching through their contents.
  • Input and output streams and the creation of pipelines of commands.
  • Linux processes.
  • Environment variables.
  • A simple example of compiling and installing some 3rd party software. 
Pre-Requisites This workshop is aimed at new Linux users (or those wanting a refresher) so no prior knowledge of Linux is assumed. 

For / Special Requirements


31 Great George Street Room 1.17 – training room with PCs

31 Great George Street Room 1.18 – training room with PCs

31 Great George Street Room 3.05 – meeting room - please bring laptops

Chemistry Room W414 – computer room with PCs

Queen’s Building Design Suite F101a – laptops available

If you wished to book a workshop in one of the training rooms at 31 Great George Street and have a mobility issue please email to arrange
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