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Thu, 21 Oct



Linux scripting

Linux scripting
Linux scripting

Time & Location

21 Oct 2021, 09:00 – 13:00 CEST


About the Event

Topics covered

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
Target audience

This course is primarily targeted at current VSC-users.

Previous knowledge

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).

  • Understanding and writing short Linux scripts
  • Getting familiar to expressions, shell functions
  • Being able to write a script using logic structures (test, sequence, decision, loop)

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