Shell Certification Training

Live Online & Classroom Certification Training

Shell Corporate Workshop and Training Course is targeted at those new to the Linux (or Unix) operating system

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Instructed by SPRINGPEOPLE

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Course Description


This training is targeted at those new to the Linux (or Unix) operating system (biased towards programmers). It will bring them up to speed quickly on usage of all basic file \/ utility CLI (command line interface) commands and the system's well deserved reputation of power tools.


At the end of Shell training course participants will be able to:

  • Understand the design philosophy of the LINUX Operating System.
  • Have User- level knowledge of the LINUX Operating System (grep, pipes, the shell, awk, etc.).
  • Use well the utilities, tools & shell provided by the LINUX OS, understanding how they can be made to work in tandem.

Duration - 3 Days


Must Have

  • User- level knowledge of any operating system (Windows, DOS, LINUX)
  • Programming skills in any language (a working knowledge of a scripting language and\/or the 'C' programming would be an advantage).

Good To Have

  • Application development experience on any OS.

Course Curriculum

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  • Linux system architecture
  • The various layers - the kernel, the shell, applications; philosophy of the LINUX OS.
  • The Birth of Linux: Linus Torvalds' historic post.
  • Linux - A Descriptive note.
  • The GNU project and the GNU GPL license
  • The Linux GUI environment
  • The KDE and GNOME desktops
  • What is the GNU Tool Chain.
  • Directory and File Access
  • Pathnames
  • cd command
  • Listing files with ls
  • Finding files with the find comma nd
  • Viewing files- cat, more, head, tail
  • Creating files
  • Creating directories
  • File Permissions
  • Renaming files
  • Copying Files
  • Removing files & directories
  • Linking Files
  • Concept
  • Directory Files & Inodes
  • Hard Links
  • Symbolic Links
  • Introduction
  • Redirecting Input & Output
  • Using the >,>>, -
  • Filters
  • Using wc
  • Using sort
  • Using the grep command
  • Regular expressions
  • Finding patterns
  • Pipelines
  • Introduction
  • Program Structure
  • Using awk
  • Expressions & Variables
  • Comparison Operators
  • Logical Operations with awk
  • More examples
  • Process Environment
  • Creating a Process
  • Grouping shell commands
  • Background Processing
  • Job Control
  • Suspending a job
  • jobs command
  • Placing a job in the foreground
  • Placing a job in the background
  • The kill command
  • Using the ps command
  • Setting priority with the nice command
  • Making a process sleep
  • Making a process wait
  • Conditional execution based on exit status
  • The cron daemon
  • Using crontab
  • Introduction
  • Creating shell scripts
  • Executing Korn shell commands
  • The shell environment
  • Shell variables
  • Global variables - the export command
  • Flow Control
  • Conditional statements
  • The while loop
  • The until loop
  • The for loop
  • Relational Operators
  • Quoting on the shell
  • Shell conditional operators (-a, -e, -f,)
  • Signal Trapping on the shell
  • Boolean Operators
  • Using the for loop effectively
  • Examples
  • HERE Documents
  • More *real- world* shell scripts
  • Code walk- throughs
  • Debugging shell scripts
  • What is /proc?
  • A Map of /proc
  • Individual Process Information
  • Hardware Information
  • Memory Information (meminfo) - sysctln -
  • Building and installing typical GNU/Linux applications
  • Common RPM options


SpringPeople works with top industry experts to identify the leading certification bodies on different technologies - which are well respected in the industry and globally accepted as clear evidence of a professional’s “proven” expertise in the technology. As such, these certification are a high value-add to the CVs and can give a massive boost to professionals in their career/professional growth.

Our certification courses are fully aligned to these high-profile certification exams; at the end of the course, participants will have detailed knowledge, be eligible and be fully ready take up these certification exams and pass with flying colours.



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This class is intended for participants with some prior exposure to the technology and are now looking to build up their expertise on the topic.

On successful completion of the course, participants will be eligible to sit of the related certification exam (see course overview). All participants receive a course completion certificate, demonstrating their expertise on the subject.

Total duration of the online, live instructor led sessions. Sessions are typically delivered as short lectures (2-hrs weekdays/3-hrs weekends) and detailed hands-on guidance.

Expected offline lab work hours that participants will need to complete and submit to the trainer, during and after the instructor-led online sessions.

  1. We are happy to refund full fee paid - no questions asked - should you feel that the training is not up to your expectations.
  2. Our dedicated team of expert training enablement advisors are available on email, phone and chat to assist you with your queries.
  3. All courseware, including session recordings, will always be available to access to you for future reference and rework.

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