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Tue, 15 Mar


Online Training

Linux tools

Linux tools
Linux tools

Time & Location

15 Mar 2022, 09:00 – 13:00

Online Training

About the Event

Topics covered 

This course will give an introduction to several useful Linux tools useful in academic research and everyday use of the system.

  • Brief introduction to script files in Bash shell
  • Using quotes
  • Command line parameters
  • i/o and pipes
  • Useful commands: grep, cut, uniq, tr, sort, join
  • Linux tools: awk, sed
  • Data visualization - Gnuplot
  • Image processing: ImageMagick
  • 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 sophisticated Linux commands
  • Being able to use Linux tools for processing i/o data


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