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===What are Lightning Talks?===
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See [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lightning_talk Lightning talk article on Wikipedia]
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== Prerequisites ==
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This is a tutorial, and has hands-on exercises for you to do to help understand the material presented.
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Please make sure that:
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* You can use a text editor (vi emacs nano gedit — I don't care)
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* You have a laptop with plenty of charge.  There will be some power available; I don't know how much.
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* You can get access to a Bourne compatible shell. Most machines will have <code>/bin/sh</code> as a link to a Bourne-compatible shell.  Such shells include:
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** dash
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** bash
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** ksh
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== Material ==
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We'll be using only standard commands &mdash; ''ls sed awk grep test'' etc.
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One non-standard command you may wish to install for the first exercise is sysvbanner.  On Debian or Ubuntu do:
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apt-get install sysvbanner
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It doesn't seem to be available for CentOS, but for RedHAT and Fedora you can do:
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yum install banner
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To save time (and contention on the server at tutorial time) please grab
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  http://ssrg.nicta.com.au/Downloads/lca16/shell-tut-examples.tgz
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and unpack it with
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  tar xzvf shell-tut-examples.tgz
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This will save you typing time, and provide the data files you need for the final exercises.

Revision as of 14:14, 27 January 2016

Prerequisites

This is a tutorial, and has hands-on exercises for you to do to help understand the material presented. Please make sure that:

  • You can use a text editor (vi emacs nano gedit — I don't care)
  • You have a laptop with plenty of charge. There will be some power available; I don't know how much.
  • You can get access to a Bourne compatible shell. Most machines will have /bin/sh as a link to a Bourne-compatible shell. Such shells include:
    • dash
    • bash
    • ksh

Material

We'll be using only standard commands — ls sed awk grep test etc. One non-standard command you may wish to install for the first exercise is sysvbanner. On Debian or Ubuntu do:

apt-get install sysvbanner

It doesn't seem to be available for CentOS, but for RedHAT and Fedora you can do:

yum install banner

To save time (and contention on the server at tutorial time) please grab

 http://ssrg.nicta.com.au/Downloads/lca16/shell-tut-examples.tgz

and unpack it with

 tar xzvf shell-tut-examples.tgz

This will save you typing time, and provide the data files you need for the final exercises.