Using the Linux shell is essential to the use of powerful tools and computing resources. Software Developers Dan Kerchner and Laura Wrubel will get you started using the shell to interact with Linux computers. Knowledge of this swiss-army knife of a tool will provide you with the background needed to use many powerful tools for research and data analysis.
No prior programming knowledge is required, just a basic understanding of computer files and folders. This workshop is useful for anyone interested in programming and web related work or those who need to manipulate data.
This workshop is part of the Build Your Skills Workshop Series which features practical, hands-on instruction in useful skills you may not learn in class. Other workshops in this Fall 2018 series are Welcome to College! Now what?!, Division of Information Technology: Providing Services and Support You Need to Succeed, Meet Lynda: For all your Online Learning Needs, Intro to 3D Modeling with Tinkercad, Get Started with Photoshop, Staying On Track: Tips & Tools for Managing Your Time Effectively, Search Secrets: Library Resources You May Not Know About, Organize Your Research Photos with Tropy, Introduction to Adobe Illustrator, How to Write Like Churchill, Zotero In-Depth, Tools to Protect your Privacy and Security, and Copyediting and Proofreading Basics: Tools and Strategies.
Please bring a laptop to this workshop. If you’re bringing a Windows laptop, please install PuTTY beforehand. If you don’t have a laptop, we will have a few extra on hand.