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The structure of arguments passed to Unix commands [ID:1639] (1/2)

in series: Introduction to Unix

video tutorial by Tim Bower, added 09/09

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We review the three types of command line arguments passed to Unix commands and how they are used. These are:

  1. Command options
  2. option arguments
  3. command arguments

Along the way, we introduce the man and ls commands, which are two of the most commonly used Unix commands.

If the Unix / Linux command line confuses you, this video is a good starting point on learning how to use this powerful system.

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Very efficient, wide scope presentation, user can stop the video to sink into detail. Thanks.

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7. anonymous Thu, 24 Dec 2009 07:32

This is the first video that I have watched. The video moves very quick for a person trying to learn the command line. But the great thing about a video lesson is you can watch it over and over.

Thanks for your time,


6. anonymous Mon, 07 Dec 2009 21:17

your video are great

5. anonymous Fri, 04 Dec 2009 10:01

if you find my feedback of any help ... like for a happy face ... yea i did find it of use ,....i can not pen it down thats pretty much it.

4. anonymous Sun, 11 Oct 2009 14:49

Thanks for the great screencasts.

Your video has been edited. This is an automatic post by ShowMeDo.

Good beginning tutorial...keep them coming, please. Your delivery style and speed was easy to follow.

Useful tutorial. Hope to see more of the basic Unix commands.

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The structure of arguments passed to Unix commands

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