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SUSE Linux Essentials

  • Price £1,595.00
  • Duration 5 day(s)
All major credit cards accepted


This Linux Operating System and Bash Shell Programming training course introduces the delegate to the main concepts of the LINUX Operating System. The most commonly used commands are described in detail as are the command line wildcard and redirection facilities. The mechanisms by which a user acquires a login environment are discussed and the main features of the Bash shell are introduced.
The course is designed to give delegates practical experience in developing and writing shell scripts. Most of the built-in Bash shell commands are introduced together with the main program control structures.

This Linux Fundamentals course will teach some of the necessary skills to enable the delegate to work towards achieving the Linux Essentials Certification defined by LPI (Linux Professional Institute). This level of certification is designed for the educational market, youth and others new to Linux. Additionally, this course (in conjunction with Linux System Administration) will teach some of the necessary skills to enable the delegate to work towards achieving the Junior Level Linux Professional LPIC-1 Certification (exams LPI 101 and LPI 102)


There are no formal pre-requisites for the Linux Fundamentals course, although an understanding of and exposure to information technology is advantageous.
Programmers, administrators and support personnel who need to understand the LINUX Operating system, existing shellscripts, automate procedures and write their own utilities.


The delegates will practise:
Creating, copying, renaming, moving and deleting files and directories
Using the shell's redirection and pipe facilities
Editing text files using the vi editor
Setting and changing access permissions on files
Monitoring and controlling their own processes
Using the basic file and text searching utilities
Customising their own login environment
Writing simple scripts to enhance basic command output
Using the various shell quoting mechanisms appropriately
Manipulating shell variables and user-defined variables in scripts
Implementing conditional execution facilities
Using the shell's built-in loop constructs where appropriate
Writing scripts to trap user interrupts
User defined Functions
Developing menu-driven shellscripts

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