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Basic Linux

The BIH HPC uses CentOS Linux. A basic understanding of Linux is required. Even better, you should already have intermediate to advanced Linux/Unix skills.

BIH HPC IT cannot provide you with basic Unix training. Please ask your home organization (e.g., Charite or MDC) to provide you with basic Linux training.

That said, here are some resources that we find useful:

Internet Tutorials

There is a large number of Linux tutorials online including:

Internet Forums

Global Organisation for Bioinformatics Learning, Education, and Training

GOBLET has a number of Bioinformatics-focused tutorials. This includes


Last update: August 5, 2022