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Course Overview

Make expertise on Linux shell scripting and feel like an excellent spy hacker like the ones in the movies that open a command line terminal and use a few basic codes to achieve complicated tasks. We are here to make your dream come true with this Complete Linux Shell Scripting Guide.

The course starts at the very beginning, including what BASH is, what shells are, what do you mean by shell scripts, customizing your shell, the difference between a shell script and an interactive shell, command-line options, statements, loops, and so much more. That’s all you need to be on your way to learning automation.

So, without wasting time, just dive into it!

Learning Outcomes

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Unit 01: Course Introduction
Introduction and Course Overview8 00:02:00
Course Downloads 00:03:00
Unit 02: Creating a Local Linux Shell Scripting Environment
Creating a Local Lab Environment Using Vagrant and VirtualBox – Background 00:16:00
Exercise 1 Instructions – Creating a Local Linux Shell Scripting Lab Environment 00:28:00
Exercise 1 – Walkthrough – Part I – Windows Users Only 00:04:00
Exercise 1 – Walkthrough – Part I – Mac Users Only 00:02:00
Exercise 1 – Walkthrough – Part I – Linux (CentOS/RHEL) Users Only 00:03:00
Exercise 1 – Walkthrough – Part II – All Users 00:23:00
Unit 03: User and Account Creation - Shell Scripting Project 1
Section Introduction 00:03:00
Getting Started with Shell Scripting: Naming, Permissions, Variables, Builtins. 00:35:00
Special Variables, Pseudocode, Command Substitution, if Statement, Conditionals. 00:23:00
Exit Statuses, Return Codes, String Test Conditionals, More Special Variables. 00:18:00
Reading Standard Input, Creating Accounts, Username Conventions, More Quoting. 00:23:00
Exercise 2 – Instructions 00:12:00
Exercise 2 – Walkthrough 00:21:00
Unit 04: Password Generation and Shell Script Arguments - Shell Scripting Project 2
Positional Parameters, Arguments, for Loops, Special Parameters 00:30:00
The while Loop, Infinite Loops, Shifting, Sleeping 00:16:00
Exercise 4 – Instructions 00:05:00
Exercise 3 – Walkthrough 00:20:00
Unit 05: Linux Programming Conventions - Shell Scripting Project 3
Advanced Standard Input, Standard Output, and Standard Error – Part I 00:13:00
Advanced Standard Input, Standard Output, and Standard Error – Part II 00:26:00
Exercise 4 – Instructions 00:05:00
Exercise 4 – Walkthrough 00:12:00
Unit 06: Parsing Command Line Options – Shell Scripting Project 4
Case Statements 00:20:00
Functions 00:33:00
Parsing Command Line Options with getopts, Part 1 00:20:00
Parsing Command Line Options with getopts, Part 2 00:18:00
Deleting and Disabling Linux Accounts, Part 1 of 4 (Finding Files) 00:11:00
Deleting and Disabling Linux Accounts, Part 2 of 4 (The userdel command) 00:05:00
Deleting and Disabling Linux Accounts, Part 3 of 4 (Archives with tar) 00:14:00
Deleting and Disabling Linux Accounts, Part 4 of 4 (Disabling Accounts) 00:08:00
Deleting Users – Exercise 5 – Instructions 01:54:00
Deleting Users – Exercise 5 – Walkthrough 00:33:00
Unit 07: Transforming Data / Data Processing / Reporting – Shell Scripting Project 5
Cut and Awk 00:22:00
Cut and Awk Demonstration Script: Open Network Ports 00:10:00
Sort and Uniq 00:18:00
Parsing Log Files – Exercise 6 – Walkthrough 00:15:00
Sed 00:29:00
Unit 08: Network Scripting & Automation of Distributed Systems: Shell Scripting Project 6
Configuring a Mini Network and Scripting for Remote Systems 00:30:00
Scripting Remote Commands – Walkthrough – Part 1 00:26:00
Scripting Remote Commands – Exercise – Instructions 00:12:00
Scripting Remote Commands – Walkthrough – Part 2 00:13:00
Unit 09: Course Summary
Summary 00:08:00
Unit 10: Course Extras
What Shell Scripting Is and Why You Should Learn It 00:40:00
Random Data, Cryptographic Hash Functions, Text and String Manipulation. 00:31:00


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