Short introduction to Linux

Most tasks of bioinformatics are processed using the Linux operating system (OS). Therefore, familiarity with and understanding of basic Linux command lines is essential for bioinformatics analysis. This course will provide you an introduction to the Linux OS and its basic command line tools. Material will cover logging into remote machines, filesystem organization and file manipulation. During the course participants will also learn how to use and submit jobs with SLURM on the cluster.


Upon successful completion of this course, you will be familiar with:

• Basic Linux commands (including grep, sort, find, etc.)

• Running tools over SLURM (cluster management and job scheduling system)