Linux/Unix and Command Line
Introduction to Linux
Note: You can learn more about most commands you come across by typing "man [command]" into the terminal.
- Practical Introduction to Linux, (Video) *Recommended
- Unix for Beginners
- Interactive command-line bootcamp
- Introduction to Bash
awk (text extraction/parsing)
Grep is useful for searching command line output for a certain phrase or regular expression
Sed (Stream EDitor) is a useful tool for making substitutions in a text file. The syntax sed uses for substitutions is common in Linux (for example, the same syntax is used in the VIM text editor)
SSH (connecting to the clusters)
How create and extract a tar or tar.gz archive
The command you are looking for is likely:
tar xvf archive.tar , but see the following for details.