HPC Basics: Introduction to Using Linux
This session will provide a basic introduction to using Linux and the command-line interface in order to access Compute Canada high performance computing (HPC) resources. Topics covered include the basics of computing with high performance computers, filesystem hierarchy, basic linux commands for navigating filesystem, basic linux commands for file handling, using the manual command to get more details on linux command line options, and downloading and decompressing files from the internet.
This session is for anyone interested in learning Linux or using Compute Canada / WestGrid resources. If you do not have a Compute Canada account, a guest account can be created for you for use during this session.
This is an introductory-level session. No prior knowledge or experience is required.