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UI1010 Introduction to UNIX
Duration3 Days
Delivery MethodInstructor Led, Hands-on workshops
Public Price$1625.00

DESCRIPTION (Return to Top)

This course will provide an in-depth introduction to the effective use of the UNIX Operating System. Topics covered include the operating system's major features and facilities, frequently used commands, command usage, the vi text editor, the File System, user communication, file access permissions, redirection of input and output, and job control.

AUDIENCE (Return to Top)

Programmers, Analysts, Managers, Technical, and Non-Technical Users who require a basic knowledge of how to use the UNIX Operating System.

OBJECTIVES (Return to Top)

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Log onto and off a UNIX system.
  • List the types of UNIX files.
  • Describe and use various UNIX commands and command line options.
  • Use the command history mechanism provided by the Korn Shell.
  • Use the UNIX User Reference Manual to locate appropriate commands.
  • Use the UNIX editor ex/vi to create and modify files.
  • Use Regular Expressions to match patterns of characters.
  • Describe and use the file system capabilities provided by UNIX.
  • Communicate with other users.
  • Protect files from unauthorized access using the UNIX file permission capabilities.
  • Redirect input and output to and from UNIX commands.
  • Initiate background (asynchronous) command execution.
  • Use the job control mechanism provided by the Korn Shell.

TOPICS (Return to Top)
  • Introduction To The Unix Operating System
  • Files And Simple Commands
  • Unix System Text Editor vi
  • File System
  • Communication
  • Editor Revisited
  • File Permissions
  • Additional Unix System Commands
  • Standard Input and Output


None. Some understanding of computer systems would prove helpful.