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UNIX/Linux Fundamentals and Shell Scripting

Length: 5 Days | Price: $2495

This hands on course provides training on standard UNIX/Linux commands and utilities used for day to day tasks including file manipulation, program execution and control, and effective use of the shell and desktop environments. The course presents the concepts necessary to understand the way UNIX works as well as the system's most commonly used commands. Data manipulation utilities and shell syntax for synthesizing command pipelines are emphasized. Bourne and Korn shell programming is introduced so students will be able to read and modify existing shell scripts as well as create their own. Desktop environments are also introduced from a user's perspective, including common window managers, Open Office utilities and an introduction to configuration tools. Proficiency in applying new skills is reinforced with extensive hands on exercises after each module.

Prerequisites: None

  • History of UNIX
  • Navigating the File System
  • Viewing and Copying Files
  • Using the Command Line
  • Creating User Logins and Passwords
  • Communicating with Other Users
  • Using the vi Editor
  • File and Directory Naming Rules and Conventions
  • Introduction to Inodes
  • Manipulating Files, Links and Directories
  • UNIX Process Model
  • Monitoring and Controlling Processes
  • Shell Syntax
  • Features of C, Korn and bash Shells
  • I/O Redirection and Pipes
  • Command Substitution, Quoting and Escaping
  • Command Separation and Grouping
  • Using grep, egrep, awk, and sed
  • Using Compression Utilities
  • Backing Up Files
  • tar Syntax
  • UNIX Network Applications
  • Using ftp
  • Working With the Secure Shell
  • Submitting and Controlling Print Jobs
  • Course materials include student guide, hands-on lab manual and USB flash drive containing examples and lab files
  • Students receive a certificate of completion at the end of class
  • Students can retake any portion of a class that has been completed, within 12 months at no extra cost
  • There are no registration fees or cancellation fees
  • Class sizes are kept small in order to provide you with more personalized attention
  • Our instructors have many years of training and industry experience working in their respective fields