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Fundamentals of UNIX

at Certstaffix Training - Downtown

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$2,280 4 seats left
Start Date:

Mon, Nov 11, 7:00am - Nov 14, 2:00pm (4 sessions)

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Downtown, Downtown/Northeast
355 S Grand Ave Ste 2450
Btwn W 3rd & W 4th Streets
Los Angeles, California 90071
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 3

What you'll learn in this linux training:

This 4-day hands-on course provides users with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively use UNIX™. In this course, students will learn about the full range of UNIX user commands and utilities and how to develop shell scripts and advance their vi editing skills. This is also a first course for system administrators and programmers who are new to UNIX and Linux.

Course Outline

1. Getting Started

  • What is UNIX?
  • A Brief History of UNIX Logging In
  • Logging Out
  • Try a Few More Commands Changing Your Password Using Online Manuals

2. The File System - Files

  • What is a File?
  • The ls Command
  • The cat Command
  • The more and pg Commands The head and tail Commands The cp Command
  • The mv Command The rm Command File names

3. The File System - Directories Hierarchical File System Pathnames

  • The pwd Command – Print Working
  • Directory
  • The cd Command – Change Directory
  • The mkdir Command – Make
  • Directories
  • The rmdir Command – Remove
  • Directories
  • The cp Command (again) – Copy Files
  • Two useful directory names – . and ..

4. Editing With vi

  • What is vi?
  • The vi Buffering Process Command Mode and Insert Mode Modes Diagram
  • Getting Started
  • Moving the Cursor Around
  • Inserting Text
  • Deleting a Character or Line Undo Last Command Opening a New Line
  • Save Your Work or Abort the Session
  • Review of vi Commands

5. More Editing With vi

  • Scrolling the Buffer
  • Cursor Motion Commands – w, W, b, B, e, E
  • Cursor Motion Commands - $, ^, 0, G Cursor Motion Commands – f, t, F, T Delete Operator – d
  • Change Operator – c
  • Yank Operator – y
  • Put Commands – p, P
  • Searching For a Pattern - /, n, N, ? The join Command
  • The file Command - :f
  • Edit file Command - :e
  • Cut and Paste Between Files
  • Read file Command - :r
  • Set options Command
  • Set options Command - .exrc file

6. Personal Utilities The date Utility The bc Utility

  • The expr Utility The cal Utility The news Utility The id Utility
  • The uname Utility
  • The finger Utility
  • The script Utility The clear Utility The at Utility
  • The crontab Utility

7. Text Handling Utilities

  • The grep Utility The tr Utility The cut Utility
  • The paste Utility The sort Utility The wc Utility The diff Utility The lp Utility

8. File System Security

  • File Permissions The chmod Utility Directory Permissions The umask Command

9. File System Management Utilities

  • The find Utility
  • The df Utility The du Utility Compressing Files The ln Utility
  • The ulimit Utility
  • The tar Utility

10. Communication Utilities The write and talk Utilities The mesg Utility

  • Mail Overview The mail Utility The mailx Utility

11. Using the Shell What is a Shell? Which Shell?

  • The Command Line
  • Standard Input, Standard Output and
  • Standard Error
  • Using Default Standard In and Standard
  • Output
  • I/O Redirection
  • Appending Output of a File
  • Pipes
  • The tee Utility

12. Filename Generation Filename Generation The ? special Character

  • The * special Character The [ ] special Characters The ! special Characters

13. UNIX Processes What is a Process? Process Structure The ps Utility

  • Options to the ps Utility Background Commands (&) Killing Background Processes Redirecting the Standard Error

14. Shell Programming Concepts

  • What is a Shell?
  • What is a Shell Script? Why Use Shell Scripts?

15. Flow Control

  • The Exit Status of Commands
  • Command Line Examples
  • The test Command
  • The if-then-else Construct
  • The elif Construct
  • A loop Example

16. Variables

  • User Created Variables
  • The read Command
  • The Shell Environment The export Command Sub-shells
  • Command Substitution
  • Quoting Mechanisms
  • Assigning Variables – Summary

17. Special Variables

  • Command Line Arguments
  • $# - Number of Arguments
  • The shift Command
  • $* - All Arguments
  • $$ - PID of Shell

18. More Flow Control

  • The for Loop
  • The while Loop
  • The Case Construct

19. Appendix – Korn Shell Features Viewing your Command History Editing and Re-executing Commands Aliases

Headsets for free, Guaranteed to Run, Re-Takes for free (Up to 6 months), Interactive Classroom environment.

Registration Note: We can only accept students into our classes whose tuition is being paid by an employer or sponsoring organization. Self-paying individuals cannot enroll.

School Notes:
Courseware (if a course has a Courseware) will be shipped to the address provided two weeks before the class starts. Make sure that the additional info field is properly and correctly filled out to avoid Courseware being lost in transit. Please also note that P.O. Box addresses are not allowed.

The classes are instructor-led live training you attend in a local classroom or from your home/office. Our instructors teach from a remote location while being able to interact with students as in a traditional classroom setting.

Instructors can view student progress and take control of their PC to provide direct assistance. Students can see the instructor's presentation as well as voice questions directly to the instructor and participate in class discussions.

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If you request to cancel or reschedule your registration 10 Business Days (M-F) or less days before the class start you will be charged 100% the course fee and will not be entitled to a refund. You have one (1) opportunity to use our Make-Up policy to have those funds applied to a later class date.

You cannot change your class location ten (10) Business days (M-F) or less before the class start because Certified Staffing Solutions has shipped training materials and provisioned resources. Location changes requested prior to that timeframe are subject to availability and may incur an additional charge.

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