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Linux Fundamentals

  • Price £1,645.00
  • Duration 5 day(s)
All major credit cards accepted

Description

This Linux Operating System and Bash Shell Programming training course introduces the delegate to the main concepts of the LINUX Operating System. The most commonly used commands are described in detail as are the command line wildcard and redirection facilities. The mechanisms by which a user acquires a login environment are discussed and the main features of the Bash shell are introduced.

The course is designed to give delegates practical experience in developing and writing shell scripts. Most of the built-in Bash shell commands are introduced together with the main program control structures.

Who will the Course Benefit?

There are no formal pre-requisites for the Linux Fundamentals course, although an understanding of and exposure to information technology is advantageous.
Programmers, administrators and support personnel who need to understand the LINUX Operating system, existing shellscripts, automate procedures and write their own utilities.

Course Objectives
To provide the skills needed to work productively in a LINUX environment to develop and customise shell programs.

Examinations
This Linux Fundamentals course will teach some of the necessary skills to enable the delegate to work towards achieving the Linux Essentials Certification defined by LPI (Linux Professional Institute). This level of certification is designed for the educational market, youth and others new to Linux. Additionally, this course (in conjunction with Linux System Administration) will teach some of the necessary skills to enable the delegate to work towards achieving the Junior Level Linux Professional LPIC-1 Certification (exams LPI 101 and LPI 102)

Before taking any exam, ensure you have the recommended experience. The LPI website lists website lists all exam requirements and these are updated regularly.

Exams are not included as part of the course.

Prerequisites

An understanding of IT is required.

Skills

The delegates will practise:

Creating, copying, renaming, moving and deleting files and directories
Using the shell's redirection and pipe facilities
Editing text files using the vi editor
Setting and changing access permissions on files
Monitoring and controlling their own processes
Using the basic file and text searching utilities
Customising their own login environment
Writing simple scripts to enhance basic command output
Using the various shell quoting mechanisms appropriately
Manipulating shell variables and user-defined variables in scripts
Implementing conditional execution facilities
Using the shell's built-in loop constructs where appropriate
Writing scripts to trap user interrupts
User defined Functions
Developing menu-driven shellscripts

Course Content

Session 1: INTRODUCTION TO THE LINUX OPERATING SYSTEM
Session 2: BASIC COMMANDS
Session 3: REDIRECTION AND PIPES
Session 4: INTRODUCTION TO THE vi EDITOR
Session 5: SEARCHING AND REPLACING TEXT
Session 6: RECALLING AND EDITING COMMANDS
Session 7: FILE PERMISSIONS AND ACCESS CONTROL
Session 8: PROCESSES
Session 9: THE USER ENVIRONMENT
Session 10: MORE BASIC COMMANDS
Session 11: UNIX COMMAND REVIEW
Session 12: GETTING STARTED
Session 13: USING VARIABLES
Session 14: INTEGER ARITHMETIC
Session 15: HANDLING RUN TIME DATA
Session 16: CONDITION EXECUTION
Session 17: LOOP CONSTRUCTS
Session 18: MULTI-BRANCH DECISIONS
Session 19: FUNCTIONS
Session 20: INTERRUPT HANDLING
Session 21: ADDITIONAL FEATURES AND FACILITIES

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