Intermediate Linux


Instructor: Wes Brashear

Time: Friday, February 16, 2024 — 1:30PM-4:00PM CT

Location: Blocker 220

Prerequisites: Current HPRC account, basic Linux/Unix skills

This course assumes a working knowledge of the Linux environment. Participants will practice running commands on the Grace cluster, including: vim, sed, awk, grep, bash scripting, and bc. We will also be covering how to customize your environment. Shell scripting gives users the ability to work more efficiently on Linux/Unix systems by automating commands and repetitive tasks.

Course Materials

Presentation slides

The presentation slides are available as downloadable PDF files.

  • Intermediate Linux (Spring 2024): PDF

  • Intermediate Linux (Fall 2023): PDF
  • Intermediate Linux (Spring 2023): PDF


The goals of this session are to practice:

  1. Text processing with vim, sed, and awk
  2. Bash scripting
  3. Customizing the linux environment