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Official Linux Foundation™ Course

Linux is exploding, and the demand for Linux developers has never been stronger. This course will introduce you to the world of Linux development and give you the background and training you need to start working with Linux. If you’ve been thinking about getting into Linux development, this is the best place to start!

The Linux job market is hot, and Linux developers are being offered better paying, more flexible, and more fulfilling jobs than many of their peers.

In this course you’ll learn:

  • The history of Linux and what differentiates it from other UNIX-like operating systems
  • What the main ingredients of a Linux system are and how to use them
  • The essentials of system administration, such as user accounts and groups, essential commands, filesystems, security, and more
  • Networking and threading models
  • Aspects of compiling and using libraries
  • Working with Java under Linux
  • And much more

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

Those who attend the entire course will receive a digital Certificate of Course Completion from the Linux Foundation™.

Introduction to Linux, Open Source Development and GIT

Course Code

GTLF1

Duration

4 Days

Course Fee

POA

Accreditation

Linux Foundation

 

Those who attend the entire course will receive a digital Certificate of Course Completion from the Linux Foundation™.

Target Audience

This Introduction to Linux, Open Source Development and GIT training course is for students who are already experienced computer users on another operating system, but have limited or no experience working in a Linux environment.

Attendee Requirements

There are no specific prerequisites for this course however; should you have any queries about your suitability, please Contact Us.

“This course can be condensed into a shorter duration for a customised training delivery.”

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Course Description

Official Linux Foundation™ Course

Linux is exploding, and the demand for Linux developers has never been stronger. This course will introduce you to the world of Linux development and give you the background and training you need to start working with Linux. If you’ve been thinking about getting into Linux development, this is the best place to start!

The Linux job market is hot, and Linux developers are being offered better paying, more flexible, and more fulfilling jobs than many of their peers.

In this course you’ll learn:

  • The history of Linux and what differentiates it from other UNIX-like operating systems
  • What the main ingredients of a Linux system are and how to use them
  • The essentials of system administration, such as user accounts and groups, essential commands, filesystems, security, and more
  • Networking and threading models
  • Aspects of compiling and using libraries
  • Working with Java under Linux
  • And much more

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

Those who attend the entire course will receive a digital Certificate of Course Completion from the Linux Foundation™.

Course Outline
  1.     Introduction
  2.     Open Source Software
  3.     Why Use Open Source Software?
  4.     OSS Licensing and Legal Issues
  5.     Linux and the Operating System
  6.     Graphical Environments and Interfaces
  7.     Getting Help
  8.     Text Editors
  9.     Shells, bash, and the Command Line
  10.     System Components
  11.     System Administration
  12.     Essential Command Line Tools
  13.     Command and Tool Details
  14.     Users and Groups
  15.     Bash Scripting
  16.     Files and Filesystems
  17.     Filesystem Layout
  18.     Linux Filesystems
  19.     Compiling, Linking and Libraries
  20.     Java Installation and Environment**
  21.     Building RPM and Debian Packages
  22.     Introduction to GIT
  23.     Git Installation
  24.     Git and Revision Control Systems
  25.     Using Git: an Example
  26.     Git Concepts and Architecture
  27.     Managing Files and the Index
  28.     Commits
  29.     Branches
  30.     Diffs
  31.     Merges
  32.     Managing Local and Remote Repositories
  33.     Using Patches

** These sections may be considered in part or in whole as optional. They contain either background reference material, specialized topics, or advanced subjects. The instructor may choose to cover or not cover them depending on classroom experience and time constraints

Learning Path
  • There are a number of options, please Contact Us for further information.
Ways to Attend
  • Attend a public course, if there is one available. Please check our Schedule, or Register Your Interest in joining a course in your area.
  • Private onsite Team training also available, please Contact Us to discuss. We can customise this course to suit your business requirements.

Private Team Training is available for this course

We deliver this course either on or off-site in various regions around the world, and can customise your delivery to suit your exact business needs. Talk to us about how we can fine-tune a course to suit your team's current skillset and ultimate learning objectives.

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