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hollybik suggested improvements (and one typo) - Instructor Checkout #854
Possible confusion with 'ls' command
The first few unix shell lesson subsections switch between
Typo in "Loops" subsection
If you type '>' or '$' yourself, it is an instruction from you that the shell to redirect output or get the value of a variable.
fix to read as:
Increasing prominence of core command line navigation skills
Tab completion, moving around a line using 'Ctrl-a' and 'Ctrl-e', and using up/down arrow to view previous commands are three important concepts, but currently they are all buried in the middle of different Unix Shell sections. You have to read the lesson very carefully or you will miss the brief mention of these concepts. I would consider moving these skills up to the first "introducing the shell" section, since these are important core concepts. At minimum, I think they would be better covered up front at the beginning of one of the unix lesson subsections, and highlighted in a "key points" colored text box. Based on my workshop teaching experience, this is something that beginning command line users often get very confused about, and it benefits their confidence/skills to introduce these navigational tips early on in a workshop.
Minor edits to "Finding things" subsection
In the "Finding things" subsection, there could be a quick reminder to
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