The UNIX command line is much more powerful than a point-and-click interface. It allows you to perform all of the same tasks plus many, many more. Most importantly, once you master the basic command line, you will learn in this course how to automate arbitrary sequences of commands.

Prerequisites: GEMSx001.1 or equivalent


Demystifying the UNIX common line
  • UNIX in a nutshell
    • File and folder basics
    • Intermediate file concepts
    • Advanced concepts
  • Shell scripting for task automation
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Section Title
Computing Basics for the Agri-food Sector:Demystifying the UNIX command line
Online, self paced
Sep 01, 2023 to Jun 30, 2024
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Self Paced Online  
Course Fee(s)
Course Fee $315.00
UMN Affiliated $0.00
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