Bash Scripting Workshop

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Bash Scripting Workshop

Learn how you can use Bash to program simple scripts! Works best with Linux! But also possible with Windows via WSL. #digital

By ETH Student Project House

When and where

Date and time

Mon, 24 Apr 2023 18:15 - 20:15 CEST


SPH - FHK Clausiusstrasse 16 8006 Zürich Switzerland

About this event

  • 2 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Learn how you can use Bash to program simple scripts that save you a lot of work. Bash is a scripting language that is designed to easily interact with other programs and your system. Whether you want to backup your newest files to a hard drive or quickly download a list of PDFs—with Bash, you can do it at a keystroke.


This workshop is part of the Linux days. It's best if you have a Linux PC. If you want to use Windows, you should look at WSL, which allows you to run Linux inside Windows:

We are also happy to help you during the Digital Makerspace Opening Hours to set everything up (make sure you are prepared for the workshop):

TheAlternative and the Student Project House Collaboration.

This event is brought to you through a collaboration between TheAlternative and the Student Project House!

The Student Project House

ETH Student Project House (SPH) was built with a singular vision – to be a dynamic melting pot that empowers the next generation of makers and innovators. We provide students with a pressure-free environment that triggers inspiration, discussion, and hands-on (and often messy) exploration, so that they can foster a mindset geared to create, innovate and lead impactful change.


TheAlternative is a student organization at ETH who help you with Linux at their events and in their office. For free! Because they love Open Source and Free Software and want to help you to get started. Each semester, they organize events to help you use and produce Free and Open Science, Hardware, Software and File Formats.

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