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Unix Shell Advanced Training courses March 17 and 20

Unix Shell Advanced Courses 17th and 20th of March 2020, 10.15-14.00, Delta #2005

Advanced computing power is hidden away in clouds/cluster/supercomputers that you do not have click and point access. As a general rule these high performance computer resources use Linux operating systems and are accessible only by a shell terminal.

This course is aimed to streamline your skills in Linux and terminal environment. We will teach you how to make your life easier by creating maintainable and flexible bash scripts for your commonly used workflows or SLURM jobs.


  • Learn how to iterate operations over many input files with bash loops and conditions.
  • Learn how to combine complicated command line based workflows into maintainable bash scripts.
  • Add additional useful utility functions and tools to your toolbox.

Expected prior knowledge:
Experience in using the basic commands covered in the Basics course (e.g. cd, ls, mkdir, mv, cp, head, cat, find, less, pwd).

Lecture venue is computer class with linux computers. In case you bring your own Windows laptop, please make sure to install Putty application ( beforehand.


Application is open at

March 17, 2020

March 20, 2020

Auditorium 2005 (the Linux classroom)
UT Delta Centre
Narva mnt 18
51009 Tartu