Linux introduction course
This course will give a short practical summary of the basic things one needs when using mainly the command line in Linux:
- Overview and distributions
- How to start working with Linux
- Short introduction to Graphical User Interface
- Command line basics: getting help, useful commands
- Linux File System: navigating, file paths, file manipulation, diskspace, archiving
- Text editing
- Groups, users, security: access rights
- Process control
- This course provides several hands-on sessions
This course is primarily targeted at researchers that would like/need to use Linux system for scientific purpose, e.g. VSC-users, although other interested parties are welcome as well.
Total duration: 4 hours.
Free of charge
- Understanding basics of Linux system philosophy
- Editing and displaying files in command line environment and in GUI
- Use of basic command line commands
- Getting familiar with navigating the Linux File System, checking disk usage, manipulating and archiving files and directories
- Understanding the concept of access rights and the ways to grant different rights to other users
- Learning the ways to control processes
If you do not have KU Leuven ID (e.g. u-, r- or s- number), please contact us (firstname.lastname@example.org) so that we can create a temporary account for you, with which you will be able to login on computers used during hands-on sessions.