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Unix and Editing Commands

Getting Started with Linux
Linux is a basic language used to create, edit, and delete files. Most, if not all, computational chemistry programs require a working knowledge of Linux.

Learning the Unix Command-line
A basic knowledge of how to navigate a filesystem, execute commands, and to create files and folders is a prerequisite to understanding the rest of the Amber tutorials. Basic competencies in Unix and command-line interfaces are part of a core computing proficiency and will serve you well in other pursuits. Increasing fluency will ensure that you get the most out of the content offered on this site.

The link provided at the top navigates to an interactive Unix tutorial through Codecademy, and is ideal for beginners. You will need to create a free login to use it. There are many other resources for Linux and Unix, but this is in the right ballpark. By codecademy (No affiliation with AMBER)

Ryan's Linux Tutorials
These are a series of useful tutorials that teach Unix/Linux for both file management and scripting. By Ryan Chadwick (No affiliation with AMBER)

Vi Text Editor
This describes how to use the vi text editor to edit files.

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Last modified: May 1, 2024