Here is the tutorial information currently available:
Intro to Unix: This is a tutorial I've
prepared for a short course I'm teaching. The information here
includes the assignments for the course.
- Tips: Hints on doing well in this course.
- Overview of this Course: This lesson orients a student as to the purpose of the course.
- Grading: This describes the grading practices.
- Turning in Assigments: This describes how to turn in assignments.
- On-Time Policy: This describes the strict requirements to turn in assignments on time.
- Due Diligence: This describes what a student should do to accomplish the course objectives.
- Asking Questions: This describes how to ask questions of your instructor via email.
- Assignment--Redirection and Mail: This assignment tests a student's ability to redirect the output of a Unix command to a file, and then send that file to an email address.
- Assignment--File Festival: This assignment develops a student's ability to create subdirectories and files.
- Assignment--Pipes and Filters: This assignment develops a student's skills to use pipes and filters.
- Test: This describes the in-class test that I have.
- Getting Started: This lesson gives an overview of what it takes to start using Unix and why you would want to do so.
- The Big Picture: This lesson describes how Unix fits into the "Big Picture" of computer systems.
- Logging In: This lesson describes how to log in and log off.
- Troubleshooting tips: what to do when things go wrong.
- Basic Unix Commands: This lesson introduces some very simple Unix commands, appropriate after just learning to log in.
- Redirection: This lesson decribes how to redirect standard output to a file, and redirect standard input from a file.
- Terms to Know: This lesson presents a list of terms to learn as a beginning user of Unix.
- The Unix File System: This lesson helps a student understand how the Unix file system is organized in a tree pattern and how to navigate it with the cd command.
- Unix File Names: This short lesson introduces the rules for naming files in Unix.
- Mail: This lesson introduces electronic mail and describes the Unix mail program.
- Text Editing: This lesson introduces the idea of text editing and then provides instruction in the vi editor.
- Pipes and Filters: This lesson introduces how to send the output of one command to another as input (a pipe) and chain together main commands (filters) using pipes.
- File Permissions: This lesson introduces and describes how to set file permissions.
- Customizations: This lesson introdces the idea of customizing a Unix account and how to go about doing it.