Updated 2021-05-14

Linux 101

What: An Introductory Course in Linux

Registration: Link

We can only offer 30 seats per session due to space limitations. If you have registered but cannot attend, please contact Wansley Dennis (via 404-894-2249 or wansley.dennis@orgdev.gatech.edu) to cancel your registration.

Download the slides here: PDF Download the hands-on content here: Hands-on


To fully benefit from this course, users should have an active PACE account, and either the Windows Subsystem for Linux or WinSCP prior to attendance. Please contact PACE support (pace-support@oit.gatech.edu) with any questions.

Presentation topics covered include:

  • An explanation of Linux and Bash
  • Filesystem navigation in Linux
  • Bash commands to manage files
  • I/O redirection
  • Installing software from precompiled binaries
  • Command automation via scripting
  • Utilizing environment variables
  • Customization of Linux sessions

Format: Virtual workshop hosted via Microsoft Teams.

This course is recommended for anyone new to the Linux environment, especially if you are a PACE user.

Please contact PACE support (pace-support@oit.gatech.edu) if you have any questions or concerns.

We are hoping to see you there!

Spring 2021 Offerings:

Register here

  • Thursday, June 3 from 10:30AM-12:15PM.
  • Wednesday, July 7 from 2:00PM-3:45PM.


Some sessions may be canceled if the attendance is insufficient. If that happens, registered users will be moved automatically to the next session to guarantee a seat (and will be notified via email).