Unix and Linux Advanced Users

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This course expands on the basic file-management and text-processing utilities and commands, and introduces several advanced utilities and commands. It provides a foundation for further studies in the UNIX and Linux programming or administration domains.


Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: -
  • customize the UNIX and Linux shell environment.
  • work with files.
  • work with text.
  • manage files by using advanced techniques.
  • work with shell scripts.


Novice UNIX and/or Linux users who are migrating to a UNIX or Linux or to a mixed Windows/UNIX/Linux environment.


Customizing the Shell Environment

  • Understand the KornShell
  • Display the Shell Variables
  • Customize the KornShell Environmental Files
  • Create Aliases

Working with Files

  • Redirect Output
  • Combine Commands
  • Perform Advanced File Searches
  • Compare Files

Working with Text

  • Search for Text Patterns
  • Work with Lines and Fields
  • Format Text
  • Locate Patterns and Process Text
  • Process Text in Real Time

Managing Files

  • Determine the Disk Space Used by Files
  • Manage Links
  • Compress Files
  • Archive Files

Working with Shell Scripts

  • Create Shell Scripts
  • Execute Statements Conditionally
  • Execute Statements Repeatedly
  • Use Functions

Training provider

Teaching mode:
Online - Self paced
Classroom - Instructor Led
Duration: 2 days
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