Basic Linux Commands Exercise

Cal Lee, Kam Woods | BitCuratorEdu Project


This hands-on exercise is meant to introduce students to basic Linux commands in the BitCurator environment. These slides are excerpted from Cal Lee and Kam Woods’s SAA “Advanced Digital Forensics” class. The sample data referenced in these slides is available here:

The exercise is available for free download as a PDF or Google Slides, below.

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  • Practice using tools in the BitCurator Environment.

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The BitCuratorEdu project was an effort (2018-2022) funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to study and advance the adoption of digital forensics tools and methods in libraries and archives through professional education efforts. This project was a partnership between Educopia Institute and the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, along with the Council of State Archivists (CoSA) and several Masters-level programs in library and information science.

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Cite this resource:
Cal Lee, Kam Woods. (May 25, 2022). Basic Linux Commands Exercise. BitCuratorEdu Project.