Introduction to the Bash Command Line

LNX-112 (2 Days)
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Bash Training Overview

This Introduction to the Bash Command Line training teaches attendees how to master the basics of the shell and Linux/UNIX tools. Attendees discover easy commands that quickly perform complex tasks.

Note: This Bash course can also be taught using Linux, Mac OS, Windows 10 (with the Linux Subsystem), or any other operating system that supports Bash.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate courses are taught as private, customized training for groups of 3 or more at your site. In addition, we offer live, private online training for teams who may be in multiple locations or wish to save on travel costs. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private on-site or online training, please contact us.

In addition, some courses are available as live, online classes for individuals. See a schedule of online courses.

Bash Training Objectives

All students will learn how to:

  • Use the bash shell to run commands
  • Apply basic Linux/UNIX utilities, such as cat, tr, sort, uniq in commands
  • Use redirection and pipes to process data
  • Write simple shell scripts to automate tasks

Bash Training Outline

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Introduction
  • History of the command line
  • File system refresher
  • Getting in and out of the command line
Basic Commands
  • Explore the filesystem
  • Manipulate files and directories
  • Bash commands and external programs
Wildcards
  • Wildcard arguments in the shell
  • Managing groups of files
Command-line Shortcuts
  • Shell job control, history, and editing shortcuts
Environment Variables and Shell Expansion
  • Environment variables arithmetic
  • Brace expansion
  • Command substitution
Useful Command Line Tools
  • cat, tac, sort, uniq, tr, col, grep, head, tail, paste, wc, join
Redirection
  • File redirection
  • Extracting output 
  • Appending output
  • Dealing with stderr and stdout
  • Using files as input to commands
Pipes
  • Filtering unique entries
Putting It All Together
  • Working with real-world data
  • The Unix words file list
  • Extracting statistics from big data
Basic Shell Scripting
  • Disk usage
  • Writing a script
Advanced Shell Scripting
  • Writing complex and interactive shell scripts
  • Using WinDirStat
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

50%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

50%

Lab

Course Number:

LNX-112

Duration:

2 Days

Prerequisites:

This Bash course is designed for programmers, who use GUIs but want to understand how to use the command line to complete tasks faster and get more out of their computer. Students should have a basic understanding of how to use a computer.

Training Materials:

All Bash training students receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements:

  • OS: Any desktop Linux version or iOS, or Windows 10
  • For Windows 10 systems - Windows subsystem for Linux (this is only available in the latest versions)
  • Processor: Intel Core i3 or equivalent
  • Memory: 8GB RAM
  • Storage: 1 GB available space

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