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Korn & Bash Shell Programming Course

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Unix TrainingKorn & Bash Shell Programming

by Certstaffix® Training

Length: 3 day(s)      Public Class Price: $1740/person (USD)      Group Class Price: Request Quote      Course Category: Unix


Unix Training
The vast majority of users utilize the Korn Shell or some variant of the Bourne Shell, such as bash. This course covers both of these shells. It begins with a generalized tutorial of Unix and tools and then moves into detailed coverage of shell programming.
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  Public Classes - Live Online at Your Location or OursHow It Works

Certstaffix® Training public classes are instructor-led, live online training you attend from your home or work or in one of our local computer labs. Our live online instructors teach you from a remote location while being able to interact with students as in a traditional classroom setting.

  • A real, live instructor teaching you from another location
  • Hands-on learning with the software/skills you are being taught
  • Interaction with all students in the class at other locations
  • Any needed software for class provided in online lab environment
  • Easy assistance from the instructor

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 Register ➥   May 18, 2021     

  Group Classes for Organizations - Onsite or Online How It Works

Have a group of employees needing the same training? Onsite training at your office or group live online classes are great solutions.  

  • An expert Instructor will either come to your office or deliver a private live online class to your students
  • Course can be customized to your training needs
  • Course is scheduled based on dates you provide (Subject to instructor availability)
  • We usually require about 4 weeks lead time to arrange a training session

  Detailed Course Topics

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Course Topics

I. Introduction to UNIX and Shell Tools.
Hour 1. Shell Basics.
What Is a Command?
What Is the Shell?

Hour 2. Script Basics.
The UNIX System.
Shell Modes and Initialization.
Getting Help.

Hour 3. Working with Files.
Listing Files.
File Contents.
Manipulating Files.

Hour 4. Working with Directories.
The Directory Tree.
Switching Directories.
Listing Files and Directories.
Manipulating Directories.

Hour 5. Input and Output.
Output.
Input.
File Descriptors.

Hour 6. Manipulating File Attributes.
File Types.
Owners, Groups, and Permissions.

Hour 7. Processes.
Starting a Process.
Listing and Terminating Processes.
Parent and Child Processes.

II. Shell Programming.
Hour 8. Variables.
Working with Variables.
Environment and Shell Variables.

Hour 9. Substitution.
Filename Substitution (Globbing).
Variable Substitution.
Command and Arithmetic Substitution.

Hour 10. Quoting.
Quoting with Backslashes.
Using Single Quotes.
Using Double Quotes.
Quoting Rules and Situations.

Hour 11. Flow Control.
The if Statement.
The case Statement.

Hour 12. Loops.
The while Loop.
The for and select Loops.
Loop Control.

Hour 13. Parameters.
Special Variables.
Options and Arguments.
Option Parsing in Shell Scripts.

Hour 14. Functions.
Using Functions.
Understanding Scope, Recursion, Return Codes, and Data Sharing.

Hour 15. Text Filters.
The head and tail Commands.
Using grep.
Counting Words.

Hour 16. Filtering Text with Regular Expressions.
The Basics of awk and sed.
Using sed.

Hour 17. Filtering Text with awk.
What Is awk?
Using awk Features.

Hour 18. Other Tools.
The Built-In Commands.
The sleep Command.
The find Command. xargs.
The expr Command.
The bc Command.

III. Advanced Topics.
Hour 19. Signals.
How Are Signals Represented?
Dealing with Signals.

Hour 20. Debugging.
Enabling Debugging.
Using Syntax Checking.
Shell Tracing.

Hour 21. Problem Solving with Functions.
Library Basics.
Creating a Library.

Hour 22. Problem Solving with Shell Scripts.
Startup Scripts.
Maintaining an Address Book.

Hour 23. Scripting for Portability.
Determining UNIX Versions.
Techniques for Increasing Portability.

Hour 24. Shell Programming FAQs.
Shell and Command Questions.
Variable and Argument Questions.
File and Directory Questions.
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Public Class Format

Certstaffix® Training public classes are instructor-led live online training you attend either from your home/work location or in one of our computer labs. Our live online instructors teach you from a remote location while being able to interact with you like in a traditional classroom.


Quality Instructors

Our instructors have many years of experience teaching adult learners in person and online.

Complete Lab Environment

Access to software required is provided in a lab environment during class.

Hands-on Learning

Most classes are not all lecture - you can learn by actually doing.


Small Classes

You get more attention from the instructor and classes flow more smoothly.

Post-Class Lab Access*

Access practice lab environment for 180 days after most classes*.


Low Cancellation Rate

Most classes run as scheduled.



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Group Training

Have a group of employees needing the same training? Onsite training at your office or group live online classes are great solutions.

How Group Training Works





  • An expert Instructor will either come to your office or deliver a private live online class to your students
  • Course can be fully customized to your training needs
  • Each student receives a Course Manual with Practice Files (Materials provided before the class date)
  • If a course has a hands‐on lab, we provide access to the configured course software and files.
    (Requires a high‐speed internet connection and certain open ports on your firewall. You can perform a Connection Assessment Test here)
  • Course is scheduled based on dates you provide (Subject to instructor availability)
  • We usually require about 4 weeks lead time to arrange a training session
  • Training is completed in a convenient session(s) of your choosing
  • Two 15 minute breaks and one hour long break for lunch daily

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Korn & Bash Shell Programming Class Reviews

Here are a sample of Unix class reviews from past students that have attended our Unix training courses.



The vast majority of users utilize the Korn Shell or some variant of the Bourne Shell, such as bash. This course covers both of these shells. It begins with a generalized tutorial of Unix and tools and then moves into detailed coverage of shell programming.


Certstaffix® Class Reviews

Student Average:
4.78 out of 5 from 12 students

5.00 out of 5

Instructor was great! went thru the course and answered all my questionsI will be taking another class for surehopefully with the same instructor


- attended our Fundamentals of UNIX class

4.88 out of 5

Fantastic instruction!


- attended our Korn & Bash Shell Programming class

5.00 out of 5


- attended our UNIX System Administration class

5.00 out of 5


- attended our UNIX System Administration class

4.91 out of 5


- attended our Fundamentals of UNIX class

5.00 out of 5


- attended our Fundamentals of UNIX class

4.87 out of 5


- attended our Fundamentals of UNIX class

4.35 out of 5


- attended our Fundamentals of UNIX class

4.71 out of 5


- attended our Fundamentals of UNIX class

4.53 out of 5


- attended our Korn & Bash Shell Programming class

4.18 out of 5


- attended our Korn & Bash Shell Programming class

4.94 out of 5


- attended our Fundamentals of UNIX class



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