A One-Day National Workshop on “Linux Shell Scripting” was organised on March 20, 2021 through the WebEx platform from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. This workshop was partially funded by the Gujarat Council on Science and Technology (GUJCOST). The registration of the webinar was open for UG, PG, and PhD program students, faculty members, and industry personnel across the nation. More than 75 participants from different regions have participated in this National level workshop. The workshop was coordinated by Dr Vaishali Dhare and Prof Dipesh Panchal from the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Institute of Technology, Nirma University. The inaugural session was chaired by the HoD, Electronics and Communication Engineering Department, ITNU.
The prime objective of this workshop was to provide an introduction and have hands on experience of the Linux basics, terminologies, commands, and shell scripting through interaction with academicians and industry experts. Keeping these aims in mind, the sessions were conducted through Linux installed machine.
The content covered in the workshop was as follows:
1.Introduction to Linux and its Installation
3.Linux Shell Scripting
4.Application of Linux Shell Scripting
5.Demonstration of Real-Time Application
Dr Vaishali Dhare conducted a session on Linux Commands, Installation of Linux with different methods, and execution of commands through an online platform. The pre and post-lunch sessions were conducted by Mr Rahul Mehta, Physical Design Engineer, eInfochips, Ahmedabad. The advance Linux commands were demonstrated to the students, which are commonly used in the industry. The various possible shell scripts were demonstrated. Also, the industry applications of shell scripts were explained and demonstrated.
The Sessions were conducted through an online platform using WebEx. Formal and informal feedback were taken at the end of the workshop and received good responses from the participants. A Certificate is issued to all participants who had registered and attended the workshop.