UNIX Level Two

Course Description

Students will learn more advanced skills to understand the UNIX environment and features.
2 days
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The UNIX: Introduction Level 1 course or equivalent knowledge.

UNIX Shells and Variables

Understanding Unix shells
Displaying the default variables
Creating user variables
Removing user-created variables

The UNIX C-Shell User Environment

Viewing and modifying your .login file
Viewing and modifying your .cshrc file
Creating and modifying your .exrc file
Creating and modifying your .logout file
Examining the order of execution of the environmental files

Aliases in the C-Shell

Introducing the alias concept
Creating custom aliases at the prompt
Making your aliases permanent

History in the C-Shell

Modifying your environment to use history
Using history to recall commands
History editing techniques

System Status and Command Information

Determining the system and user status
Command location and documentation

Multitasking Capabilities

Introducing the multitasking capability
Managing jobs and background processes by using the jobs table
Managing processes by using the process table
Introducing the delayed and detached jobs concept

Advanced File Management

Using the find command to locate files
Using advanced grep to search file contents
Introducing the egrep command

Transferring and Printing Files

Managing file space requirements
Using tar to archive files and directories
Using the print format command
Sending output to the printer

Command Line Database Processing

Using awk to display file contents
Formatting files with tr command
Using sed to edit file contents
Scripting your database reporting

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