Command Line: Beginner

Learn the basics of the command line, a critical part of any data science workflow.

This course will teach you how to make compelling visualizations using the ggplot package for R.

By the end of this course, you'll be able to:

  • Understand how to navigate the command line environment.
  • Create and run bash and Python programs from the CLI.

Course Info:

Command Line Beginner


The average completion time for this course is 10-hours.

This course requires a basic subscription. It includes six paid missions, and three guided projects It is the eighth course in the Data Analyst in Python path and Data Scientist in Python path.


Learn to use the Command Line

Command Line Basics

Learn how to navigate through files with the command line.

Working with Files

Learn how to work with files from the command line.

Challenge: Navigating the File System

Practice the basics of using the command line.

Working with Programs

Learn how to work with programs from the command line.

Command Line Python Scripting

Learn how to work with Python scripts from the command line.

Challenge: Working With The Command Line

Practice creating and running a Python script from the command line.

Working With Data Downloads

Use the command line to extract and manipulate data from the internet.

Project: Installing Cygwin

Learn how to install Cygwin.

Project: Installing Windows Subsystem for Linux

Learn how to install Windows Subsystem for Linux.