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Course Overview

Learn how to make a genuine difference in your life by taking our popular Linux Shell Scripting. Our commitment to online learning and our technical experience has been put to excellent use within the content of these educational modules. By enrolling today, you can take your knowledge of Linux Shell Scripting to a whole new level and quickly reap the rewards of your study in the field you have chosen.

We are confident that you will find the skills and information that you will need to succeed in this area and excel in the eyes of others. Do not rely on substandard training or half-hearted education. Commit to the best, and we will help you reach your full potential whenever and wherever you need us.

Please note that Linux Shell Scripting provides valuable and significant theoretical training for all. However, it does not offer official qualifications for professional practice. Always check details with the appropriate authorities or management.

Learning Outcomes

  • Instant access to verified and reliable information
  • Participation in inventive and interactive training exercises
  • Quick assessment and guidance for all subjects
  • CPD accreditation for proof of acquired skills and knowledge
  • Freedom to study in any location and at a pace that suits you
  • Expert support from dedicated tutors committed to online learning

Your Path to Success

By completing the training in Linux Shell Scripting, you will be able to significantly demonstrate your acquired abilities and knowledge of Linux Shell Scripting. This can give you an advantage in career progression, job applications, and personal mastery in this area.

Is This Course Right for You?

This course is designed to provide an introduction to Linux Shell Scripting and offers an excellent way to gain the vital skills and confidence to start a successful career. It also provides access to proven educational knowledge about the subject and will support those wanting to attain personal goals in this area. Full-time and part-time learners are equally supported, and the study periods are entirely customisable to your needs.

Assessment Process

Once you have completed all the modules in the Linux Shell Scripting course, you can assess your skills and knowledge with an optional assignment. Our expert trainers will assess your assignment and give you feedback afterwards.

Show off Your New Skills with a Certification of Completion

The learners have to successfully complete the assessment of this Linux Shell Scripting course to achieve the CPD & IAO accredited certificate. Digital certificates can be ordered for only £10. Learners can purchase printed hard copies inside the UK for £29, and international students can purchase printed hard copies for £39.

Course Curriculum

Unit 01: Course Introduction
Introduction and Course Overview 00:02:00
Course Downloads 00:03:00
Unit 02: Creating a Local Linux Shell Scripting Environment
Creating a Local Lab Environment Using Vagrant and VirtualBox – Background 00:16:00
Exercise 1 Instructions – Creating a Local Linux Shell Scripting Lab Environment 00:28:00
Exercise 1 – Walkthrough – Part I – Windows Users Only 00:04:00
Exercise 1 – Walkthrough – Part I – Mac Users Only 00:02:00
Exercise 1 – Walkthrough – Part I – Linux (CentOS/RHEL) Users Only 00:03:00
Exercise 1 – Walkthrough – Part II – All Users 00:23:00
Unit 03: User and Account Creation - Shell Scripting Project 1
Section Introduction 00:03:00
Getting Started with Shell Scripting: Naming, Permissions, Variables, Builtins. 00:35:00
Special Variables, Pseudocode, Command Substitution, if Statement, Conditionals. 00:23:00
Exit Statuses, Return Codes, String Test Conditionals, More Special Variables. 00:18:00
Protected: Reading Standard Input, Creating Accounts, Username Conventions, More Quoting. 00:23:00
Exercise 2 – Instructions 00:12:00
Exercise 2 – Walkthrough 00:21:00
Unit 04: Password Generation and Shell Script Arguments - Shell Scripting Project 2
Random Data, Cryptographic Hash Functions, Text and String Manipulation. 00:31:00
Positional Parameters, Arguments, for Loops, Special Parameters 00:30:00
The while Loop, Infinite Loops, Shifting, Sleeping 00:16:00
Protected: Exercise 3 – Instructions 00:12:00
Exercise 3 – Walkthrough 00:20:00
Unit 05: Linux Programming Conventions - Shell Scripting Project 3
Advanced Standard Input, Standard Output, and Standard Error – Part I 00:13:00
Advanced Standard Input, Standard Output, and Standard Error – Part II 00:26:00
Exercise 4 – Instructions 00:05:00
Exercise 4 – Walkthrough 00:12:00
Unit 06: Parsing Command Line Options – Shell Scripting Project 4
Case Statements 00:20:00
Functions 00:33:00
Parsing Command Line Options with getopts, Part 1 00:20:00
Parsing Command Line Options with getopts, Part 2 00:18:00
Deleting and Disabling Linux Accounts, Part 1 of 4 (Finding Files) 00:11:00
Deleting and Disabling Linux Accounts, Part 2 of 4 (The userdel command) 00:05:00
Deleting and Disabling Linux Accounts, Part 3 of 4 (Archives with tar) 00:14:00
Deleting and Disabling Linux Accounts, Part 4 of 4 (Disabling Accounts) 00:08:00
Protected: Deleting Users – Exercise 5 – Instructions 00:14:00
Deleting Users – Exercise 5 – Walkthrough 00:33:00
Unit 07: Transforming Data / Data Processing / Reporting – Shell Scripting Project 5
Cut and Awk 00:22:00
Cut and Awk Demonstration Script: Open Network Ports 00:10:00
Sort and Uniq 00:18:00
Parsing Log Files – Exercise 6 – Walkthrough 00:15:00
Sed 00:29:00
Unit 08: Network Scripting & Automation of Distributed Systems: Shell Scripting Project 6
Configuring a Mini Network and Scripting for Remote Systems 00:30:00
Scripting Remote Commands – Walkthrough – Part 1 00:26:00
Scripting Remote Commands – Exercise – Instructions 00:12:00
Scripting Remote Commands – Walkthrough – Part 2 00:13:00
Unit 09: Course Summary
Summary 00:08:00
Unit 10: Course Extras
What Shell Scripting Is and Why You Should Learn It 00:10:00
Resources – Linux Shell Scripting 00:00:00
Assignment -Linux Shell Scripting 3 weeks, 3 days