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How to increase your speed on the linux command-line by 3x+

Course Summary

Ever wondered how some linux gurus can be so insanely fast on the command-line? It's not magic! Learn it in this course!

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    Course Syllabus

    • Introduction
      • Course intro
      • A note on command-line text editors
    • Basics of using the command-line effectively
      • List files and browse command output with ease
      • Re-using previous commands
      • Use shortcuts to quickly navigate previous commands
      • Repeat the same command for many files or lines with xargs and for loops
    • Super-charge your command-line speed using bash aliases and functions
      • Introduction to aliases and functions
      • Bootstrap yourself: Aliases for creating aliases
      • Finding out which commands you run most often
      • A few examples of useful aliases and functions
    • Save and restore your remote command-line environments by using screen
      • Introduction to screen
      • Working with screen sessions (Creating, Detaching from, Resuming)
      • Working with screen windows (Creating, Switching between, Killing)
      • Splitting and resizing windows in screen
      • A few aliases for working with screen
    • Learn a productive text-editor: A brief introduction to Vim
      • Introduction and short demonstration of Vim
      • "Emergency" set of vim commands
      • Use the vimtutor command
      • Save your most-often used movements as custom commands
    • Addendum: Some other powerful techniques (more might be added in the future)
      • Manage multiple terminals locally using terminator
    • Wrapping up
      • Wrapping up and final thoughts

Course Fee:
USD 39

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1 - 4 hours / week

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