Unix Course

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This course provides a comprehensive introduction to Unix from a user's perspective.


This course is designed for administrators, operators, managers, and support personnel and users of Unix systems with non-technical backgrounds who will be using a traditional Unix development system rather than a customized Unix environment.

Skills Gained

include History of Unix, Navigating the File System, the Visual Editor (vi), Basic Commands and Tools. End-users, administrators, operators, managers, clerks, and support personnel will learn the commands and gain the know-how to quickly become productive in a Unix environment.

By the end of the course, you will be able to...

  • Understand basic Unix concepts
  • Log in to and out of the system
  • Understand the basic components of Unix, such as the file system and command interpreter
  • Use vi, the standard Unix text editor
  • Use basic Unix tools and commands


There are no prerequisites.

3 Days


Outline of UNIX Basics for Users Training

  • Why Unix?
  • Getting Started With Unix
  • The File System Hierarchy
  • The vi Editor
  • More vi
  • Customizing vi
  • Controlling Process Execution

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