P. J. McDermott

Software and hardware hacker and advocate for software and cultural freedom.

UNIX® Shell and Utilities Workshops

This page lists workshops I've given on the UNIX shell command language and utilities, as specified by the Shell and Utilities (XCU) volume of POSIX.1, published by the IEEE and The Open Group. Everything covered applies to any sufficiently-compliant shell and operating system.

Fall 2012

This is a workshop that I gave to a team of students working on ProteanOS in the Capstone program of the New Jersey Institute of Technology College of Computing Sciences.

Slides

Below you may find the slides for this workshop:

Copyright

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Spring 2012

This is a workshop that I gave at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) in the Spring of 2012 as part of the workshop series of the university's chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). It was based on a similar tutorial I had given during meetings of NJIT ACM's SIG GNU/Linux in the Fall of 2011.

Flyer

Below you may find the flyer for this event:

This flyer includes copyrighted images used pursuant to the fair use limitation of U.S. Copyright Law.

Notes

The following are my notes from the tutorial I gave at SIG GNU/Linux meetings, reused for the workshop:

The following are the notes I wrote as a guide for the workshop:

Session

The following is a cleaned-up version of the shell session from the workshop, including all of the commands I ran and scripts I wrote.

Examples

At the end of the workshop, I showed the following example shell scripts:

Copyright

Copyright © 2012 Patrick “P. J.” McDermott

All works related to this workshop, including this document, the flyer, the notes, and the session records may be used under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported license.