Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of HowTo/UseTheCLI


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     1= Using the UNIX CLI =
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     3All UNIX systems and their derivatives (eg the various flavors of Linux) have a build in ''command line interface'' or ''CLI''. 
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     5Since all of the compute resources in GENI run some *nix flavor, it's important to be comfortable using the command line.
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     7Some skills you should familiarize yourself with:
     8  * logging into nodes using `ssh` and copying files to and from a node using `scp`
     9  * navigating and manipulating the file system (`cp`, `mv`, `cd`, the meaning of `.` and `..`)
     10  * file permissions (`ls -l`, `chmod`, `chown`)
     11  * use of `sudo`
     12  * writing and executing simple shell scripts
     13  * getting help on specific command using `man` and [http://www.google.com google]
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     15Google will help you find many resources for these topics.  Here are some resources that might be helpful:
     16  * [http://linuxcommand.org/index.php Linux Command] website gives an overview of using the shell
     17  * If you have more time, consider the [https://www.edx.org/course/linuxfoundationx/linuxfoundationx-lfs101x-introduction-1621#.VAojz0hRGyw  Introduction to Linux] EdX course