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I wanted to be sure that the information received was from a group that has some exposure to Linux at an intimate level.

Derald Woods, OmniMetrix

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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 tracing and debugging and much more.

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:

  • The history of Linux and what differentiates it from other UNIX-like operating systems
  • The role of various Linux Distributions
  • A grasp of the system architecture, including the roles of and choice of graphical environments and desktop managers
  • Sources of documentation and help
  • Available editors
  • Working with files and directories and manipulating their contents
  • Control of user accounts, passwords, etc.
  • Filesystems and access rights
  • Using bash and other command shells
  • Installation methods and options
  • Software management, packaging, patching and upgrading
  • Command shells, user directories, environments, etc.
  • Partitioning and filesystems
  • System boot and initialization and service management
  • Understanding the usage of major components such as memory and swap
  • Networking and threading models
  • Available tools including file transfer tools, debugging and tracing aids, log files, and performance and monitoring tools
  • Aspects of compiling and using libraries
  • Working with Java under Linux

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 prerequisites for this course.

Ways To Train

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