Command-Line Kung Fu: White Belt

A session at Open Source Bridge 2009

Thursday 18th June, 2009

1:45pm to 3:30pm (PST)

I teach Linux/Unix skills to hundreds of students every year. Many of them are relatively inexperienced with the Unix command line and I see them getting frustrated or taking round-about approaches to solving problems, when in reality just knowing a few simple tricks would make them vastly more productive.

Topics covered include:
-- Command line history and tab completion skills
-- Fun with find and xargs
-- Loop constructs
-- cut vs. awk
-- sort and uniq

The talk is interactive and full of live demos. Students can bring their own laptops and play along.

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Hal Pomeranz

Computer Forensics and Information Security. SANS Institute Faculty Fellow. Always looking for new challenges. And lately, always on the road. bio from Twitter

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Time 1:45pm3:30pm PST

Date Thu 18th June 2009

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