Thursday, January 26, 2023, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Online venue
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242

"Intro to Linux (using Argon)" is a two-hour general purpose introductory session intended for anyone who plans to use the Linux environment for research. The following lessons are featured: 

  • Basics of Linux using an HPC Cluster
  • Shell and some basic commands
  • Files, data and process management and utilities/helper programs

This session will be taught by Sai Ramadugu from Research Services, and will include both lecture and hands-on training. 

Please register here, and let us know if you can't attend. The meeting will be online meeting via Zoom. The details of Zoom call will be sent to registrants two days prior to the workshop.

Please note: In order to complete the in-class activities, you will need a Linux machine or an account on the Argon cluster. If you have not already done so, please visit the HPC "apply for an account" page, and choose "Argon HPC Cluster."  

The access agreement form is located here:

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Sai Ramadugu in advance at 319-335-3550 or