Intermediate Linux

March 7, 2019 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Assembly Row Training Room 2W23, 399 Revolution Drive, Somerville, MA 02145


Course Description
As part of the training series the Scientific Computing team is offering the second Linux course, Intermediate Linux, to more deeply familiarize researchers with the tools they may need when working with the Linux OS. This training is meant to be only for Linux topics but based on the services the Scientific Computing team provides. This class will provide a hands-on session.


  • Visualize text files: cat, tail, head
  • Text editors in console and graphical: nano, emacs, vi, genie
  • Compressing files
  • Standard input/output
  • I/O Redirection
  • Controlling processes
  • Command shortcuts
  • Basic bash scripting
  • Loading modules on ERISOne


  1. Basic knowledge of Linux
  2. Bring a laptop, either Windows or Mac.
  3. Request an ERISOne account in advance. Please fill the form ERISOne Account Request Form.
  4. Install the NoMachine Enterprise Client. Please find Instructions in the KnowledgeBase.
  5. If you have a Windows laptop please also install putty.

Series Information​​

  • Intro to Linux - February 21, 2019 from 3-5p.m. REGISTER
  • Intermediate Linux - March 07, 2019 from 3-5p.m. REGISTER 
  • Intro to the ERISOne Linux Cluster - April 02, 2019 from 3-5p.m. - registration opens March 2019 
  • Intermediate ERISOne Linux Cluster - May 02, 2019 from 3-5p.m. - registration opens March 2019