Name: [1364] Chris Lasher
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Description: I'm a graduate student in the `Genetics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology (GBCB) <http://www.grads.vt.edu/academics/programs/gbcb/phd_gbcb.html>`_ program at `Virginia Tech <http://www.vt.edu/>`_ In my research, I try to uncover dynamic links between biological processes by mining high-thro ...

Shell Basics 8 [ID:273] (8/13)

in series: Software Carpentry - Shell Basics

video tutorial by Chris Lasher, added 06/07

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They just keep getting better and better.What will I do when they are gone?


excellent resource! Thank you!


Thanks a lot for these information that helps us start our linux administration.


9. anonymous Sat, 28 Nov 2009 17:20

thank you.


8. anonymous Sat, 25 Apr 2009 18:21

Hi Chis, I'm a newbie to the terminal and ruby.

Have found your tutorals very, very helpful.

Thank You for putting them together, and the best to you with our schooling


Thanks. Could you tell us where you sourced all this great information? Maybe you'll provide a resources listing at the end of the series. Thanks again.


really enjoying this series on the bash. thanks


5. anonymous Sun, 03 Aug 2008 17:12

Excellent tutorial, thank you! Not only do you

show clear expertise regarding Linux OS and bash,

but the audio quality is just right too, every thing

you say is very clearly understandable. Very nice

bit of work. I thought I knew the shell pretty well,

but I learned some things.


Chris, I am new on this site but not new to videos. I don't have much to say but keep up the good work. I have seen some horrible videos that put me to sleep...computer programming vids generally all do anyway! But you cover a good amount of information for beginner topics, and I am retaining a lot of information while using your videos as a refresher... can't wait to see what you're doing with more advanced subjects, especially your beloved Python!


Now I am using Linux as my main OS this information is invaluable. Many thanks.


2. anonymous Sat, 22 Dec 2007 18:48

Review of Shell Basics 8

This whole series is exactly what I need to feel in control with Linux/Ubuntu (I've dual booted since Breezy).

I humbly request as much "inner workings" info as you can muster. I especially have reservations downloading/installing/compiling from source (effectively locking me out of much of the Open Source software).

Thank You your efforts are much appreciated!!


Excellent! Keep up the good work.


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