About the macOS Command Line Course
Mac Command Line Training Outline
What is Unix? What’s the Command Line? What’s a Shell?
Using and Customising Terminal
Learning the Basics of Terminal, Modify the Window, Set a Default Shell
macOS Layout and Navigation
FileSystem Layout (the basics of /usr, /lib, what they are, etc), Using Terminal – Basic Navigation (pwd, cd, ls), Manual Page (man)
Working with Files and Directories
Naming Files in Command Line, File & Directory Creation, Deletion and Moving, Aliases and Links (Hard and Symbolic), Imaging (hdiutil)
Changing Ownership (chown), Changing Group (chgrp), Changing Permission (Sticky Bit, Lock, Hidden), ACL permissions, Create, Modify, and Delete Users (dscl)
Resetting User passwords (passwd), FileVault (fdesetup), Firmware Password (fimwarepasswd)
Network Configuration and Troubleshooting
Configure Computer Name, Network Utilities Ping, Lookup, and Traceroute
Force Quit (killall), Disk Management diskutil
What Our Students Say
Over 12,000 technicians have taken our Apple courses in the UK and abroad. From education to retail, big names to independent repair centres, our Apple courses cater to people of all industries.
Overall student satisfaction rating for 2020
“Gave me confidence and knowledge to use Command Line in my daily work. Very knowledgeable instructor.”
—Gabriel P, Bichena IT, 21.05.2020
“The interactivity was good and the information was presented in an easy to assimilate manner.”
—Momtchil D, University of Westminster, 02.07.2019
“A great introductory course for anyone interested in how macOS works in the background. Well paced and informative.”
—Robert O, University of Westminster, 02.07.2019
Where’s the Training Centre?
We run this course at 71-73 Carter Lane, London, EC4V 5EQ, but don’t forget that we offer onsite training too. If you’ve got several team members to train, it might be more cost-effective for us to come to you.
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