Demystifying Linux – Using The Unix Shell

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The ANU Bioinformatics Consultancy (ABC), ANU Statistical Consulting Unit (SCU) and RSB Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Unit (CBBU) are organizing a series of workshops for students and staff of ANU College of Medicine, Biology & Environment.

  • The workshops will take place during the Semester 1 Teaching Break and will start at 9:30am, finish at 4:30pm with lunch break 12:30 – 1:30.
  • You will need to bring your laptop. We have a few laptops which we can lend for the course of the workshops. Please inquire ahead.
  • To sign up please respond to no later than March 17th specifying the workshop(s) you would like to attend.
  • All workshops are listed on the TIC and the CBBU websites.
  • The workshops are offered at no cost.
  • The number of places is limited, we will be giving priority to the Honours and PhD students and postdocs.

Demystifying Linux – Using The Unix Shell

Topics covered include:

  • File system and directory structure.
  • Use of the terminal (command line interface).
  • Basic Linux shell (bash) commands and tools.
  • Remote computing - remote login and file transfer.

Date & time

9.30am–4.30pm 3 April 2017


Tentatively the EBL meeting room, access via back compound of Bldg 46; depending on numbers enrolling. 


Bob Buckley and Cameron Jack from ABC


 Marcin Adamski

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