Command Line for Beginners: Mac OS & Linux
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Command Line for Beginners: Mac OS & Linux

Introductory course to the Linux and Mac OS command Line. This is a great course for both Mac OS and Linux beginners.
3.9 (11 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
1,741 students enrolled
Created by Mahadi Hasan Meem
Last updated 5/2020
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This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 22 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • This course will teach the students how to use the command line to make their computer perform tasks. By the end of the course students will be able to give most of the basic commands that every shell user uses on a daily basis.
Requirements
  • Basic computer skills
  • Laptop or desktop with Mac OS
Description

Programming languages are advanced ways to communicate and control your computer with language. Learning the command line teaches you how to communicate and control your computer using language.

On Mac OS the command line is called Terminal and on Linux it's called Bash. The Terminal and the Bash are the interface between you and the operating system.


Once you know the command line, you can write code which will give you the power to perform tasks on your computer almost instantly.

Who this course is for:
  • This course is for students that don’t know how to use the Terminal on Mac OS or Bash on Linux and want to learn the command line so they can perform tasks more efficiently and control the computer.
Course content
Expand all 22 lectures 01:47:51
+ Introduction
1 lecture 05:25

Command Line for Beginners: Mac OS & Linux

A Simple and Beautiful Introduction to the World of Command Line.


Preview 05:25
+ What is a Shell?
1 lecture 00:46

What is a Shell?

Preview 00:46

Describe a shell

Give the description of a shell:
1 question
+ What is the Kernel?
1 lecture 00:44

What is the kernel?

Preview 00:44

What are the two functions of the kernel?

What are the two functions of the kernel?
1 question
+ Operating System
1 lecture 00:32

What is the Operating System?

Preview 00:32

What is the Operating System?


What is the Operating System?
1 question
+ Bash
1 lecture 01:22

What is Bash?

Preview 01:22

What does Bash stand for?


What does Bash stand for?
1 question
+ Setup
1 lecture 00:55

Set up instructions for Mac OS and Linux.

Preview 00:55
+ PWD
1 lecture 02:16

In this section we are going to learn how to print your working directory with the pwd command.


Preview 02:16
Practice with the PWD command.
Print Working Directory
1 question
+ Make a Directory (mkdir)
1 lecture 06:12

In this section you’ll learn how to make a new directory (remember that a directory is a folder) using the mkdir command.

Make a Directory (mkdir)
06:12
You'll practice making multiple directories.
Create Directories using the mkdir command.
1 question
+ Change Directory (cd)
1 lecture 05:53

In this section you’ll learn how to move from one directory to another using the cd command.

Change Directory (cd)
05:53
+ List Directory (ls)
1 lecture 08:43

In this section you’ll learn how to list the contents of a directory with the ls command.

List Directory (ls)
08:43