Linux Advanced Shell Programming Tools — A 3 day course

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This course is designed to give delegates practical experience using a range of Linux tools to manipulate text and incorporate them into Linux shell scripts.


The delegates will practise:


Course Introduction

Review of Shell Fundamentals

Using UNIX Shells

Redirection, Pipes and Filters

Backup and Restore Utilities

Background Job Scheduling

Regular Expression Notation

Searching Files for Patterns

The Stream Editor - sed

Commands for Comparing Files

File Manipulation Commands

Identify and Translate Characters

Sorting Files

Introduction To The Pattern Scanning Utility - awk

awk Program Control Structures

Publicly scheduled dates, locations, and prices

Select a date to enquire about availability of places. For dates after 24 February 2017, please call 0333 210 0140 or use our contact form to enquire about places and availability.

London — £1295 (+VAT)

Suitable For

Programmers, developers and system administrators who need to construct shell scripts using advanced text handling facilities.


The course assumes knowledge of the Linux Operating System to the level covered in the Linux Introduction Course.

Some shell programming experience to the level covered in Linux Shell Programming is also necessary.