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Unix Tutorial for Beginners

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Published on Nov 28, 2011

Unix Tutorial for Beginners. Topics covered in this tutorial are Introduction, Navigating the Filesystem, Viewing & Modifying Files.

I created this video with the YouTube Video Editor (http://www.youtube.com/editor). The owner of this video is http://www.youtube.com/user/mickstarify

Comments • 78

ForOdinAndAsgard
The shell you are running is called the BASH (the Bourne Again SHell) and you are using a terminal emulator to interact with it because the terminal itself cannot be reached anymore once X is started on it (becoming a background process just like DOS on a Window$ system). The first Unix computers ran on the Thompson shell. You should maybe change the title of your video to BASH Tutorial for Beginners on Unix/Linux/Apple Macintosh systems or something like that because it makes more sense. I would like to thank you for the upload though as it is indeed very usefull for beginners and I like your effort.
reddypraveen
pwd = present working directory
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TheOriginalJoeBloggs
Print working Directory?
Tom
pwd = proprietary working directory
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Mpenda Muziki
I love this guy..i understand him way better than i was ever taught
san zhang
It's not unix actually. Linux kernal came from unix, but different.
Tom
Yes. Linux came from Minix, which came from Unix.
Vlade Past
too much talking in the beginning...
Stewart Nash
This video is horribly inaccurate. Linux is not Unix! How could you mislead all the poor n00bs?
Computer Science Year III Musanze
pwd= print working directory not present@ reedypraveen
Tom K
Thanks for uploading man,  it's a good starting point for someone who knows almost nothing about unix
Brian Harkins
Watching with Captions replaces UNIX with 'eunuchs' - worth a watch for a chuckle ;)
acajoom
Linux is Unix-Like, it is not Unix-Based. It is created to be like Unix, it is not an extension of Unix. So Linux is not Unix although it is similar. The shell is great especially when interacting with a remote computer. Now I would recommend next time to be a little more careful not being messy with the shell while teaching, because they will learn to be messy too -- they will think it is normal to be messy. Especially windows users which are used to be Administrator on their windows os, they will always be root on linux and will do all sorts of mistakes with the rm command especially while you are teaching them to be lazy and avoid typing the full system paths. Linux requires the user to be explicit and with a brain. Teach them to be. When teaching someone the shell, the rule is not to touch the mouse -- it does not exist.
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