Command-Line Power Tools

Sep 25, 2023, 4:30 pm6:00 pm
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Princeton students, graduate students, researchers, faculty, and staff


Event Description
This workshop should be taken after the "Intro to the Linux Command Line" workshop.

Powerful Linux command line tools will be introduced such as grep, find, sed, awk and tmux. In a mixture of lecture, demos, and hands-on activities, participants will see various ways to expedite many day-to-day computing tasks.

Learning objectives: Participants will learn ways to improve their command-line workflow, how to read and compose regular expressions, how to use command-line tools that leverage regular expressions, and how to chain those tools together to create powerful file-processing pipelines.

Knowledge prerequisites: Basic Linux and the Bash command-line

Hardware/software prerequisites: (1) Bring a laptop which can connect to the eduroam wireless network and should be able to Duo authenticate to use campus resources. (2) Register for an account on Adroit ( at least a few hours before the workshop. (3) Participants must have access to a Linux/Unix command line (e.g., Adroit or a local shell on your laptop).