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Fundamentals of UNIX Course

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Unix TrainingFundamentals of UNIX

by Certstaffix® Training

Length: 4 day(s)      Public Class Price: $2280/person (USD)      Group Class Price: Request Quote      Course Category: Unix


Unix 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.
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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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  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

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
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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.



*These courses do not have post-class lab environment access: Adobe, Salesforce, QuickBooks Online Edition, Google, HTML, WordPress, ITIL, Six Sigma, CompTIA, Project Management, SEO, Social Media.


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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Fundamentals of UNIX Class Reviews

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



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.


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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