Learning the UNIX Command Line on OS X
What you'll learn
- Course Outline
- Why should I learn the UNIX command line?
- Configuring the Terminal application
- Getting help with man pages
- Ability to manage Files and Directories
- Understanding directory and file Permissions
- Redirection and Pipes
- Working with Processes
- Installing software from the command line
- Feature of the UNIX shell
- A Mac computer running the OS X operating system
Why should you take this course?
Several decades since its inception, UNIX is still at the heart of the Internet and computing in general. In my view, a tool this powerful that has withstood such a rapid change in a fast-paced industry is something that needs to be learned and used regularly.
If you own a Mac and are a programmer, software engineer, web developer or designer, network or systems engineer, or simply interested in learning more about your system, you're really missing out if you don't learn the UNIX command line. It is simply one of the most powerful technical skills you can have available in your arsenal.
At the end of this course, students should possess the skills necessary to start using the UNIX operating system with greater proficiency, as well as the ability to learn more about the system on their own.
Who this course is for:
- Beginner & intermediate level users who are new to the UNIX operating system will benefit the most