Do you wish to wield the power of the Unix command line, but are intimidated by the cryptic syntax and seemingly never-ending list of commands? This two-day course is designed specifically to introduce you to The Command-Line Mindset, where you will learn to wield the power that is available only through the command-line. After establishing a solid foundation, we'll explore command line tools to help with administration and management of your Mac.
Help desk specialists, technical coordinators, service technicians, and others who support Mac users. Technical support personnel in businesses that use Macs for general productivity or creative design Technical coordinators or power users who manage networks of computers running Mac OS X, such as teachers and technology specialists who manage classroom networks or computer labs
Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending this course:
Knowledge of the Mac OS X graphical user interface (GUI) No knowledge of UNIX, Terminal, or the command-line required.
Documentation and Searching
Shell Environment: Part 1
Shell Environment: Part 2
Filesystems, Processes, and Monitoring
Putting the CLI to Work
Introduction to bash Scripting