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Introductory Linux for Bioinformatics

Bioinformatics ♥ *nix Much of bioinformatics happens on the command line, a text-based system for interacting with files, running commands and writing programs. The command line can feel scary foe newcomers, you are likely used to the Window-Icon-Pointer-Mouse (WIMP) interface of most operating systems (like Windows or MacOS). In WIMP, you use a mouse to move a pointer around the screen, clicking on and interacting with windows and icons as your work.