January 7, 2016

Day 1

  • Basics Linux
  • Shell/Teminal and useful shell commands
  • Hands-on example using FASTA/FASTQ files

User name: see whiteboard
Password: see whiteboard


  • Why Linux?
    • Open-source
    • Many bioinformatics tools only available for Linux
    • Very useful sets of shell tools
  • Linux operation system kernel developed by Linus Torvalds 1991
  • Ubuntu: Linux distribution


We open the command line (terminal/shell) by pressing the windows key on the keyboard and typing terminal in the search box