Linux scripting

23/10/2018 - 09.00 - 13.00
Venue: ICTS opleidingscentrum B, W. de Croylaan 52a, 3001 Heverlee
Price: Free
End registration: 22.10.2018

23/10/2018 - 09.00 - 13.00

This course will give an introduction to Linux scripting with an introduction to the mostly used loops while programming

  • How to create script files in Bash shell- Basic loops in Linux
  • Return values
  • Setting variables
  • Using quotes
  • Command line parameters
  • Introduction to expressions
  • Test conditions
  • Shell logic structures (sequence, decision, loops)
  • Shell functions
  • i/o issues
  • Using Linux scripting in writing PBS scripts for HPC
  • This course provides hands-on sessions

Having a basic knowledge of Linux is expected (if not please follow first the Linux-introduction course). Users that want to use VSC account for hands-on sessions should already have a VSC account created (bring the private key) and should have followed HPC introduction and Linux for HPC or should have the equivalent knowledge).