Developing Applications For Linux

Learn how to develop applications for the Linux environment. In this course, you’ll get hands-on experience with the necessary tools and methods for Linux application development and learn about the features and techniques that are unique to Linux.

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This course is for experienced developers. Students should be proficient in C programming, and be familiar with basic Linux utilities and text editors.

Course Materials

As part of your registration, a printed copy of the course manual will be course manual will be provided. If you are attending in person the material will be available onsite on the day the class begins. If you are attending virtually it will be mailed to you the week prior to the class. Please contact us at if you haven't received it 2 business days prior to the start of class.

Nov. 28th - Dec. 2nd / Virtual Class

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Course Description

This course is designed to help experienced developers get up to speed quickly on how to develop applications for a Linux environment. In this course you’ll learn:

  • The tools and methods for developing C programs and doing systems programming under Linux.
  • Debugging techniques and process management.
  • Linux specific paid and system calls.
  • And more.

The information in this course will work with any major Linux distribution.

Our Training Options

  • Corporate On-Site

    All our instructor-led courses can be delivered at your office for private, on-site training. Contact us for more information.

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  • Virtual

    These live, instructor-led sessions are delivered over screenshare with phone audio, if needed. Classes typically run from 9am-5pm US Central unless otherwise stated.

  • Classroom

    Our classroom courses are delivered in conveniently located training centers by an expert instructor. Please check the specific course date for exact location, duration, and start time.

Why Train With The Linux Foundation

The Linux Foundation is the go-to source for training on virtually every aspect of Linux and many other open source technologies. Here are a few things that make us the right choice to be your training partner:

  1. We are the non-profit organization that hosts Linux and many other open source projects, employs Linux creator Linus Torvalds and hosts (where all Linux kernel updates are released).
  2. Being so close to the kernel, we are constantly updating our training to ensure that we are teaching you the most up-to-date information. Linux Foundation Training is unique in that all our training courses are designed to work on all major Linux distributions (including RedHat, Ubuntu and SUSE).
  3. We don't sell any software or support services so there's no hidden sales agenda in our material. Our only goal is to help you learn the material.
  4. When you train with The Linux Foundation, you're learning from instructors who are comfortable across all major Linux distributions and can answer student questions regardless of the distribution you're using for the class. You are truly learning from the experts.