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Introduction to Linux commands and Shell scripting


  • Linux Introduction
    • What is Linux?, Why use Linux?, Where is Linux deployed?, Linux Distros, Linux resource lists
  • Command Line Introduction
    • File System, Command Line Interface, Command Help, Do one thing and do it well
  • Files and Directories
    • pwd, clear, ls, cd, mkdir, touch, rm, cp, mv, rename, ln, tar and gzip
  • Working with Files and Directories
    • cat, less, tail, head, Text Editors, grep, find, locate, wc, du, df, touch, file, identify, basename, dirname, chmod
  • Text Processing
    • sort, uniq, comm, cmp, diff, tr, sed, awk, perl, cut, paste, column, pr
  • Shell
    • What is Shell?, Popular Shells, Wildcards, Redirection, Process Control, Running jobs in background
  • Shell Customization
    • Variables, Config files, Emac mode Readline shortcuts
  • Shell Scripting
    • Need for scripting, Hello script, Command Line Arguments, Variables and Comparisons, Accepting User Input interactively, if then else, for loop, while loop, Debugging, Resource lists


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