Name: [1364] Chris Lasher
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Shell Basics 2 [ID:267] (2/13)

in series: Software Carpentry - Shell Basics

video tutorial by Chris Lasher, added 06/07

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Take your first steps in the shell, including:

  • working with directories and paths
  • tab completion
  • introduction to arguments and flags/options

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45. ranjana tiwari Mon, 27 Sep 2010 02:46

good!


great work


super


You should be a Professor and I would like to attend that institution of learning.


Looking good for basics


40. david spiess Thu, 22 Jul 2010 12:51

this is a good introduction for getting around in linux


39. John Misoyianis Wed, 21 Jul 2010 22:44

Having a video really helps cement the info. Thanks a lot! Looking forward to moving onward. Whoop!


Loving it!!


36. E Farrell Sat, 29 May 2010 15:21

Great tutorial. Have been a windows user for years and just starting to learn UNIX. Everything explained nice and simple and at a good pace. Many thanks.


can't believe people make these awesome tutorials just to share. thank you.


34. Vignesh R Sun, 28 Feb 2010 12:24

Great vidoe


Excellent!!! Thanks!!


Hi there!

Very nice piece of intro to the shell! ;-)

Videos on more advanced topics would be greatly appreciated ;-)

Regards


31. Tristan Van Tilborgh Mon, 25 Jan 2010 22:49

Very good explanation of basic command line instructions.


Thank you i understand a lot more now. I wish you would show me how to set up cygwin


29. jesse preiner Mon, 11 Jan 2010 14:16

informative, simple. wish i woulda known about tab completion before while extracting files with long names.. brutal. thanks!


28. anonymous Sun, 03 Jan 2010 03:56

I have never seen such a good website which don't ask you to cram the things

but show you the things how they work.

Amazing job !!

Thanks for providing ur web on the " WEB "


27. anonymous Tue, 22 Dec 2009 19:22

ls --all and ls --help do not work on my mac terminal for some reason...


a clear and very useful presentation


With regard to Tab Completion: the behavior of pressing Tab MULTIPLE TIMES varies between shells, but TRY IT. You may get either the NEXT matching file or a LIST of possible matches (on the third press).


24. anonymous Wed, 28 Oct 2009 08:02

nicely done!!!


23. anonymous Fri, 23 Oct 2009 11:07

Your video about shell basics was very useful. I followed along with the video and was able to execute simple commands and learn about my Mac's terminal.


22. anonymous Thu, 22 Oct 2009 11:52

Good info but I'm 58,needs to get to the meat faster!


21. anonymous Wed, 07 Oct 2009 15:26

very great tutorials, thank you


20. anonymous Sat, 03 Oct 2009 21:56

Wow! What a clever idea. Starting at the begining. took me a long time to find someone/where that does this! Thanks!!!


I selected the alternate approach to viewing a series of lessons that was offered. Hopefully that will speed things up a bit for me. The Mac seems to be coming in last place in apparent popularity, The location for major OS utilities on the Mac, like the Terminal program is the Utilities directory, which itself is located in the Applications directory. A little speech processing would help the presenter and the presentation -- specifically automatic volume adjustment to minimize volume fluctuations which often make understanding difficult, perhaps a mini boom microphone, like vocalists are now using, that is worn by the speaker would minimize fluctuations due to changes in Mic distance.


18. anonymous Fri, 11 Sep 2009 13:31

Another well done tutorial. Thanks Chris!


17. anonymous Fri, 11 Sep 2009 03:03

Good video it has helped me make sense of commands in Linux


16. anonymous Wed, 09 Sep 2009 05:41

very helpful to a newbie with limited command line experience


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