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Training Course

Linux Tools for Software Development (LFD108x)

Learn the tools you need to confidently work in Linux development environments and beyond.

Course Rating
4.4/5 Stars
Who Is It For

This course is for developers with experience working on any operating system who want to understand the basics of open source development. Experience with the command line is not necessary, but would be helpful.
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What You’ll Learn

The course begins by introducing the numerous essential command line tools that are used daily in software development. It then focuses on bash scripting, explaining how to construct scripts and how to do very complicated tasks in an automated way. The course looks at files and filesystems and focuses on compiling programs in Linux, using gcc and other compilers, and using libraries of different types. This course also covers building packages out of software in Linux, and more.
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What It Prepares You For

This course helps you familiarize yourself with essential command line tools, so you can work comfortably and productively in Linux environments, and demonstrates that you have mastered important Linux methods and requisite tools.
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Course Outline
Chapter 1. Essential Command Line Tools
Chapter 2. File and Text Manipulation Utilities
Chapter 3. Bash Scripting
Chapter 4. Networking
Chapter 5. System Monitoring
Chapter 6. Files and Filesystems
Chapter 7. Linux Filesystems
Chapter 8. Compiling, Linking and Libraries
Chapter 9. Building RPM and Debian Package
Chapter 10. Printing and PDF Files
Final Exam (verified track only)

Oct 2022
I liked the overview of many different topics.
Aug 2022
Great information on printing in Linux systems, managing CUPS and other tools like Bash scripting, building RPM, and Debian Packages.
Jul 2022
I liked the presentation of the information, and I have learned certain things I did not know.
Jun 2022
It is a good starting point for a software developer!
May 2022
A very broad set of Linux tools were introduced, and their use and need for them was explained very well.
Apr 2022
I like the training platform to practice some of the commands.