This tutorial comprises fourteen sections, each of which addresses a
fundamental aspect of UNIX computing. It concentrates on illustrating
the central concepts by providing short explanations, along with
examples, and exercises.
This tutorial covers the "Introduction to UNIX" and
"Intermediate UNIX" workshops offered by the Idaho State University
Computer Center. Check the ISU
workshop schedule to see when the workshops are offered.
Table of Contents
- A broad description of the UNIX operating system.
- General methods of accessing UNIX computers.
- Gaining access to your UNIX account.
- How to enter UNIX commands.
- Storing and manipulating files.
- How to manage input and ouput.
- Creating processing pipelines.
- Managing processes.
on managing processes.
- Creating and editing text files with the emacs editor.
- The environment under which shell commands and programs run.
- Personalizing your UNIX shell environment.
- Tips and tricks to enhance your efficiency with the command line
- A closer look at UNIX files and directories.
Revised: January 9, 1996