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UNIX and the Shell

Whether you’re using a Linux laptop or workstation (or working on the command line in MacOS!) or working on a cluster, you’ll need to be familiar with shell commands and scripting (which can save you a lot of time and typing!).

If you’re unfamiliar with shell basics, check out this tutorial from Software Carpentry. Some more advanced tips are available in this post from Water Programming.

Last update: February 16, 2022