Course Details and Schedule

This series of six lunchtime modules gives you experience in performing common tasks using Linux (an open source operating system). This module covers shell scripts which allow you to automate tasks. Starting with a simple example this session is designed to introduce you to the power of scripts.

See below for course schedule

Key topics
  • What are text editors and why do we need them?
  • Writing shell scripts
  • Practical: using an editor to create shell scripts
Course information
Intended audience For those wishing to further their knowledge of the more complex uses of MapInfo
Prior knowledge Linux: Further use of the command line
Resources Brief notes are supplied at no charge
Software Ubuntu
Format Presentation with practical exercises
Where next? Linux: Finding and installing programs
Taught using:
Linux (Ubuntu)

Course provider: IT Learning Programme


Frequency: Every term subject to teacher availability. Express an interest in future dates for this course.