Unix Shell Course Syllabus

Unix Shell Course Syllabus

Softlogic System has designed Unix Shell Course Syllabus with the contents of fundamental computer applications, Unix commands, file creation and displaying, file handling in Unix, cut and paste commands, GREP and EGREP, ZIP and TAR, FIND commands, Job handling, Shell scripting, command substitution, command-line arguments, conditional and looping statements, functions, advanced commands, editors, AWK, scheduler, advanced shell scripting, and database connectivity.

  • What is shell scripting?
  • Importance of shell scripting
  • Different types of shells
  • Creating shell script
  • Making shell scripting executable
  • Shell input & output
  • echo, print, read
Backslash character constants Variables
  • What is variable
  • System defined variables
  • Environment files
  • User defined variables
  • Constant variables
  • Local & global variables
  • Special variables
  • Arithmetic variables
  • Relational numeric operators
  • Logical operators
  • Assignment operators
Conditional statements
  • if, if….else
  • if, elif
  • case
  • while, until, for
  • break, continue

File test commands

String test commands

exit & sleep commands

Command line arguments

  • Usage of COA
  • What is $0, S#, $*, $@, $? , $$
Job scheduling
  • cron
  • at
  • batch
Compiling and execution of C and C++ programs
Unix-Shell Scripting
  • History of UNIX
  • Features of UNIX
  • Flavors of UNIX
  • Comparison of UNIX with Windows
  • Architecture of UNIX
  • UNIX File System
Different types of Files
  • Regular Files
  • Directory Files
  • Device Files
Basic Commands
  • pwd, logname, who, finger
  • Exit, date, cal
Creating Users & Groups
  • groupadd, groupdel
  • useradd, userdel
System startup & Shutdown
  • Init, halt, shutdown
  • Different Run levels
  • Different date formats
Working with files
  • cat, touch, rm
  • cp, mv
Working with Directories
  • mkdir, cd, rmdir, rm –r
Standard Input & Output
  • Redirecting output
  • Redirecting Input
Comparing Files
  • cmp, diff, comm
Searching files
  • find, locate, which
Zip files
  • gzip, gunzip
Displaying files
  • ls, ls options
Viewing long files
  • pg, more, head, tail
File Permissions
  • chmod, chown, chgrp, umask
Meta/Wild Card-characters
  • Class, Anchors
  • Repetition, Alteration
  • Group, Dot
Regular Expressions & Patterns
  • What is pattern
  • Usage of regular expression
  • Different types of pattern
  • Character pattern
  • Word pattern
  • Line pattern
Tools for Filters
  • grep, grep with options
  • Flat files
  • What are delimiters and its types?
  • Reading and Writing to files
Tools for column data
  • cut, paste
Tools for sorting
  • Sort by lines, Sort by fields
  • Sort with options, uniq
Changing information in files
  • tr, sed
  • usage of piping
  • piping with filters
  • tee command
Communication Tools
  • write, wall
  • mail, mail with options
Networking protocols
  • telnet, ftp
Disk status
  • du, df with options
Job control
  • Foreground jobs, background jobs
  • Killing jobs, nohup
Process status
  • ps , ps with options
Editor Vi
  • 3 modes
  • Command mode
  • Insert mode
  • Ex command mode


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