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Unix Commands

Some useful Unix commands to know when using the workspace for high performance computing are:


To show the content of the current directory you can use dir. To be able to see more information about the files and directories you might want to use the ls command with the ‘-la’ option. For example:



Each Unix user has their own directory. Similar to “my documents” in windows. CD allows you to change the current directory. For example, to go to the scratch folder type:

cd scratch

If you would like to go back to your home directory you can use

cd ~/

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