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The willingness of the Linux Foundation to customize the course to our needs was the biggest determining factor for choosing them.

Matthew Cheng, Broadcom

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Learn how to work in a Linux environment, including: manipulating files and directories, command shells, the roles of and choice of graphical environments and desktop managers, available tools for developing, monitoring and debugging and much more, including system maintenance.

Course Description

Introduction to Linux for Developers is designed to bring experienced users and developers up to speed quickly to working in a Linux environment.

You will learn what the main ingredients are in a Linux system and how to use them, including topics such as:

  • The history of Linux and what differentiates it from other UNIX-like operating systems
  • The role of the various Linux Distributions
  • How graphical desktops work in Linux and how to efficiently use them.
  • The essentials of system administration, such as user accounts and groups, essential commands
  • How tow work at the command line and write bash scripts.
  • How to compile programs
  • How to work with files and directories and modify and manipulate their contents
  • Disk partitioning and filesystems
  • How to work with filesystems, including formatting, checking, and controlling access rights
  • How to install, upgrade, and patch Linux systems to keep them stable and secure
  • Networking and threading models
  • Aspects of compiling and using libraries
  • Working with Java under Linux
  • And much more

Course Materials

As part of your registration, a printed copy of the course manual will be mailed to you. Expect 3-5 days for US delivery and 7-10 days for international deliveries.

For more details view the Course Outline.

Audience

You are already an experienced computer user on another operating system, but you have limited or no experience working in a Linux environment.

Prerequisites

There are no detailed prerequisites for this course. However, it is assume you are already experienced as a user or developer with another operating system.

Ways To Train

Event Type: Training Course

Classroom Linux Training [?]

  • Delivered in conveniently located training centers
  • Please check schedule for exact location and duration

Online Linux Training [?]

  • Live instructor-led sessions
  • Presented via screensharing and a conference call line
  • Typically run 9am-5pm US Central unless otherwise stated

On-Site Corporate Linux Training [?]

  • All courses can be delivered at your office for private, on-site training
  • Contact us for more information

Custom Corporate Linux Training [?]

  • All courses can be customized for private, on-site training
  • Contact us for more information