Introduction To Unix Training

Answers to Popular Questions:

 
Yes, this class can be tailored to meet your specific training needs.
Yes, we provide Linux Unix consulting services.
Yes, group discounts are provided.

Course Description

 
This four-day course provides the student with the knowledge to interact with a UNIX operating system. Students will develop their UNIX skills with hands-on experience on Sun's Solaris OS, the most popular UNIX operating system in the world.
Course Length: 4 Days
Course Tuition: $1390 (US)

Prerequisites

Basic computer knowledge and keyboarding skills are required.

Course Outline

 

Basic UNIX Concepts
Definition of UNIX
History of UNIX
Basic UNIX Terms
Accessing a UNIX Machine
Logging In
Passwords
Getting System Information


Using CDE
Introducing CDE
Logging into CDE
Manipulating CDE Windows
Launching CDE Programs
Using CDE Programs
Using the Front Panel
Modifying the Front Panel
Creating Action Icons


The Filesystem
Definition of Filesystem
Filesystem Terms
Using Pathnames
Listing Files
Making Directories
Removing Directories


File Management
Copying Files
Moving Files
Removing Files
Looking at the Contents of Files
Useful Commands


File Manipulation
Word Count
Man Pages
grep
egrep
fgrep
sort
cmp
diff
comm.
diremp
Finding Files


Metacharacters
Definition of Metacharacters
The : Character
Wildcards
Redirection
Using tee


File Security
Determining Permissions
File Permissions vs. Directory Permissions
Changing Permissions
Default Permissions


The vi Editor
What is vi?
vi Modes
Input Commands
Movement Commands
Delete and Search Commands
Advanced Commands

 

crontab and at
crontab vs. at
Using the crontab Command
Using the at Command


Jobs and Processes
Starting Jobs
Pausing Jobs
Restarting Jobs
Stopping Jobs


Variables
What are Variables?
Displaying Local Variables
Dereferencing Local Variables
Setting Local Variables
Displaying Environment Variables
Dereferencing Environment Variables
Setting Environment Variables
Special System Variables


Aliases
What are Aliases?
How to View Aliases
How to Set Aliases
How to Unset Aliases
How to Ignore Aliases


History
What is History?
Viewing Previous Commands
Re-executing Previous Commands
Modifying Commands
History Variables


File Compression
compress
tar
jar
zip
gzip


Networking Commands
ping
telnet
ftp
rlogin
rop
rsh


Dealing with Difficult Files
Files That Have Spaces in Their Filenames
Files That Have Wildcards in Their Filenames
Files That Have a ?-? in the Beginning of Their Filenames
Files That Have Control Characters in Their Filenames
When All Else Fails


Scenario Labs
 

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