Intermediate Linux

October 25, 2018 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 - September 13, 2018 from 3-5p.m. REGISTER
  • Intermediate Linux - October 25, 2018 from 3-5p.m. REGISTER
  • Intro to the ERISOne Linux Cluster - November 29, 2018 from 3-5p.m. - registration opens October 2018 ​
  • Intermediate ERISOne Linux Cluster - December 13, 2018 from 3-5p.m. - registration opens October 2018 ​