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Introduction to the Bash Shell on Mac OS and Linux

Course Summary

The command line is one of the most important tools for a Linux/UNIX power user. Bash is the default login shell on Linux and Mac OS, and adding it to your skillset will open up a whole new world of possibilities. For one thing, it gives you access to a h

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    Course Syllabus

    ● Overview
        ◦ Overview
        ◦ Why Bash?
        ◦ What to expect from this course
        ◦ UNIX, Linux, Mac OS
        ◦ The UNIX philosophy
    ● First Steps
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ A Word of Warning
        ◦ Prerequisites
        ◦ Starting bash
        ◦ Starting bash on linux
        ◦ A simple commandline session
        ◦ A small difference between Linux and Mac OS
        ◦ Review of the first session
        ◦ Check that you are running Bash
        ◦ Commands, Arguments and Options
        ◦ Getting help
        ◦ Putting it into practice
        ◦ History
        ◦ Summary
    ● Basic File Management
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ Appetizer
        ◦ Creating Files
        ◦ About Filenames
        ◦ Filenames with special characters
        ◦ Absolute and Relative Paths
        ◦ Copying Files
        ◦ Copying Directories
        ◦ Moving Files
        ◦ Deleting Files
        ◦ Safety first: the -i switch
        ◦ Summary
    ● Using Bash More Effectively
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ Wildcards
        ◦ Brace Expansion
        ◦ Output Redirection
        ◦ Pipes
        ◦ Command Substitution
        ◦ The Terminal vs. The Commandline
        ◦ Some Key Combinations
        ◦ Searching Through History
        ◦ Summary
    ● Filtering and Processing Text
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ Editing Text Files on the Command Line
        ◦ Sorting with sort
        ◦ Head and Tail
        ◦ Counting with wc
        ◦ Searching for Text with grep
        ◦ Searching for Files with find
        ◦ Replacing characters with tr
        ◦ Advanced tools
        ◦ Column-based data
        ◦ Summary
    ● Jobs and Processes
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ Background jobs
        ◦ Job Control
        ◦ Killing jobs and Processes
        ◦ Inspecting processes
        ◦ Summary
    ● Customization
        ◦ Introduction
        ◦ Aliases
        ◦ Saving your customization with .profile and .bashrc
        ◦ Environment Variables
        ◦ Setting your default shell
        ◦ Summary


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USD 29

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1 - 4 hours / week

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