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Intermediate Linux (TTLX2104)

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2 Days

12 CPD hours

About this course

This is an intermediate-level course for attendees with basic Linux experience. Attendees should have experience with common UNIX/Linux user-level commands, such as moving, copying and editing files. Experience with the vi editor is a plus.


This course combines expert lecture, real-world demonstrations and group discussions with machine-based practical labs and exercises. Working in a hands-on learning environment led by our expert instructor, youll explore:
-Review of the File System
-Introduction to Shells: sh, bash, and ksh
-Shell Programming
-Advanced Shell Features
-Text Manipulation Utilities
-File Processing Utilities
-Multitasking and Batch Processing
-Regular Expressions


Intermediate Linux: Shell, Bash, Text Manipulation, Multitasking & More is a two-day course designed to provide you with hands-on experience using standard Linux commands and utilities used for day-to-day tasks including file manipulation, program execution and control, and effective use of the shell and desktop environments. Throughout the course you'll explore key concepts to Linux core functionality, while learning the system's most commonly used commands. You'll also learn the Bourne shell, Bash shell and Korn shell programming techniques you'll need to read and modify existing shell scripts, and create your own. Data manipulation utilities and shell syntax for synthesizing command pipelines are also emphasized throughout the course.


This is an intermediate-level course for attendees with basic Linux experience. Attendees should have experience with common UNIX/Linux user-level commands, such as moving, copying and editing files. Experience with the vi editor is a plus.

Review of the File System File System Organization File Types File and Directory Naming Rules and Conventions Commands for Navigating the File System Introduction to Inodes Ownership, Permissions, and Dates Manipulating Files and Links Manipulating Directories Determining Disk Usage Other File System Utilities Introduction to Shells: sh, bash, and ksh Shell Functions I/O Redirection and Pipes Command Separation and Grouping Background Execution Filename Expansion Shell Variables Command Substitution Quoting and Escaping Metacharacters Bash Shell Features Korn Shell Features Command Execution Startup Files Customizing the User Environment Shell Programming Shell Script Features and Capabilities Creating and Running a Script Working With Variables Environment Variables Working With Data Types Formatting Base Conversion Setting Special Attributes Input/Output Techniques Conditional Constructs if/then else/elif Looping Constructs for, while, until Math Operators Advanced Shell Features Manipulating Strings Writing and Calling Functions Controlling Process Priorities Interpreting Command Line Arguments Making Scripts Interactive Special Shell Variables Advanced I/O with Streams Improving Performance of Scripts Text Manipulation Utilities Editing a File from a Script Scripting with ed or sed UNIX and Linux Utilities to Manipulate Files Regular Expressions grep and egrep The Stream Editor sed Sorting in Scripts Generating Reports with awk Splitting Large Files Counting Words, Lines, and Characters Transforming File Contents File Processing Utilities Examining and Comparing Files Reporting Differences Between Files Comparing Files of Any Format Displaying Data in Octal and Hex Compressing Data Converting File Formats Extracting Text Strings Multitasking and Batch Processing Multitasking Scheduled Execution Using cron The at and batch Commands Regular Expressions Regular Expression Overview Regular Expression Implementations Regular Expressions RE Character Classes Regex Quantifiers RE Parenthesis
Additional course details:

Nexus Humans Intermediate Linux (TTLX2104) training program is a workshop that presents an invigorating mix of sessions, lessons, and masterclasses meticulously crafted to propel your learning expedition forward.

This immersive bootcamp-style experience boasts interactive lectures, hands-on labs, and collaborative hackathons, all strategically designed to fortify fundamental concepts.

Guided by seasoned coaches, each session offers priceless insights and practical skills crucial for honing your expertise. Whether you're stepping into the realm of professional skills or a seasoned professional, this comprehensive course ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and prowess necessary for success.

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Additionally, private sessions, closed classes or dedicated events are available both live online and at our training centres in Dublin and London, as well as at your offices anywhere in the UK, Ireland or across EMEA.

Training Insurance Included!

When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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05 Dec 24 Enquire Book
15:00 - 23:00Live Online1,995
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19 Sep 24 Enquire Book
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