This workshop provides the nuts-and-bolts information you need to be able to *start* doing your work in an environment that's more powerful than your laptop. Topics inclde: an overview of the Linux environments available at Princeton, how to obtain accounts, connecting and transferring files, running R and Stata in these environments, submitting jobs via SLURM, Linux commands for managing your files, and a quick introduction to writing Linux shell scripts to automate repeating tasks.
Those with little or no experience working in a Unix/Linux or Mac OS X command-line enviroment.
Lecture, discussion and demonstration are used to convey concepts and illustrate examples.
It is recommended that attendees either bring a Mac laptop OR obtain an account on a Princeton University Linux computer such as Nobel and bring a Windows or Mac laptop that can be used to access the Linux computer.