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Unix and Bash Script Essential Training

The course teaches Unix and Bash script from the ground up, starting with the basics of the command line and graduating to powerful, advanced tools like grep, sed, and xargs. The course shows how to enter commands in Terminal to create, move, copy, and delete files and folders; change file ownership and permissions; view and stop command and application processes; find and edit data within files; and use command-line shortcuts to speed up workflow. It also shows you how to wrap up multiline operations in one file using bash script, implement flow control, and interact with users to get input.

Topics include:

  • Moving around the file system
  • Creating and reading files
  • Copying, moving, renaming, and deleting files and directories
  • Creating hard links and symbolic links
  • Understanding user identity, file ownership, and sudo
  • Setting file permissions with alpha and octal notation
  • Changing the PATH variable
  • Using the command history
  • Directing input and output
  • Configuring the Unix working environment
  • Searching and replacing using grep and regular expressions
  • Manipulating text with tr, sed, and cut
  • What is Bash?
  • Managing output with grep, awk, and cut
  • Understanding Bash script syntax
  • Creating a basic Bash script
  • Displaying text with "echo"
  • Working with numbers, strings, and arrays
  • Reading and writing text files
  • Working with loops
  • Using functions
  • Getting user input during execution
  • Ensuring a response

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Course Code: CRS-N-0033596

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Course Details

Module 1 Introduction to Unix

  • What is Unix
  • Command Structure
  • Kernel and Shell

Module 2: File System Basic

  • Working Directory
  • File System Organization

Module 3: Working with Files and Directories

  • Manipulating Files
  • Manipulating Directories
  • Hard and Symbolic Links

Module 4: Ownership and Permission

  • File and Directory Ownership
  • Root User

Module 5: Processes

  • Disk Space Usage
  • Manage Processes
  • Command History

Module 6: Input & Output

  • Standard Input & Output
  • Directing Output to a File
  • Piping Output to Input
  • Suppressing Output

Module 7: Configuring Working Environment

  • Environment Variables
  • PATH Variables
  • Customizing Command Prompt

Module 8: Unix Power Tools

  • Grep
  • Regular Expression
  • Compress and Extract Files & Directory

Module 9: Bash Shell Scripting

  • Variables
  • Control Structures
  • Loop
  • Function
  • Getting Input

Module 10: Useful Mac Commands

  • Screen Capture
  • Shutdown, Reboot, Sleep
  • Text to Speech

Module 11: Communication

  • Ping
  • FTP
  • SSH

Who Should Attend

  • Those who want to learn use Unix Terminal
  • Those who are learn Bash script




Unix TrainerRichard Wan has more than 30 years of experience in software development in various computer disciplines, including computer vision, communication and digital publishing. Technical expertise includes: Windows, Linux developments with C, C++, Delphi (Object Pascal), Visual Studio, OpenCV. Embedded system programming including microcontrollers, Arduino, Pi, BeagleBone etc.

Linux  Unix TrainerMahaveer Uttamchand current works as a researcher, He graduated from NTU in 2015. He did jhis Master's in Communications Engineering. He had been working on various projects whose applications involve Arduino, C,C++ , Python

Unix Bash TrainerShu Wei has 14 years experience working in the semiconductor industry holding different roles in IC Design, layout verification and mask data preparation. He has a keen interest in scripting and has extensive knowledge in PERL, PHP, MySQL among others. Aptly applied to his area of work, he had simplified many work methodologies leading to much productivity and quality improvements for his various undertakings.

Shu Wei holds a Master of Science (Electrical Engineering) from National University of Singapore. He is also a PMP certified project manager and a Six Sigma Black Belt practitioner.

Chief Trainer in Tertiary CoursesDr. Alfred Ang is the founder of Tertiary Courses. He is a serial entrepreneur. He founded OSWeb2Design Singapore Pte Ltd in 1997 offering web development, e-commerce store development, graphics design, ebook publishing, mobile apps development, and digital marketing services. He established the first online gardening store in Singapore, Eco City Hydroponics Pte Ltd in 2000, offering a wide range of gardening products such as seeds, plant nutrients, hydroponics kits etc. Eco City Hydroponics has become the most popular and successful gardening store in Singapore. He founded Tertiary Infotech Pte Ltd in 2012 and transformed the business to a training platform, Tertiary Courses in 2014. Tertiary Courses offers a wide range of SkillsFuture courses for PMETs to upgrade their skills and knowledge. He also established Tertiary Courses Malaysia in 2016. He also founded Tertiary Robotics in 2015 offering Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Microbit and Robotics products

Dr. Alfred Ang earned his Ph.D. from National University of Singapore in 2000, majoring in Electrical and Electronics Engineering. He also completed an online MBA course with U21 Global based in Australia. He obtained his B.Sc (Hons) from National University of Singapore in 1992, majoring in Physics. He topped his Physics cohort for 3 consecutive years and funded his degree study with Book price, awards and tuition. He has worked in Defence, Electronics and Semiconductor Industries. His current interests include Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Robotics and Programming.

Dr. Alfred Ang was Distinguished Toastmasters (DTM) and Senior Member of IEEE. He has published more than 20 peer reviewed papers and co-inventors for more than 20 inventions.

UnixTrainerCarey is an undergraduate at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). He has previously interned at DSO National Laboratories, where he co-wrote a research paper on differential cryptanalysis on block ciphers. As an avid game developer, he has clinched 1st runner-up twice consecutively at the Singapore Games Creation Competition.

Besides having a vested interest in machines, he tries in his capacity to make a difference in society. In 2014, he co-wrote a research paper pinpointing the location of various civil unrests in Singapore, and advocated for the importance of civil unrest commemorative markers at the Anatomy of a Riot conference organised by the Singapore Heritage Society. Thereafter, he was invited to intern at the Ministry of Home Affairs to finetune the research. If one pays attention when crossing the junction of Alexandra Road and Tanglin Road, one can spot a blue rectangular marker commemorating the 1955 Hock Lee Bus Riots. The commemorative marker was established by the National Heritage Board after consultations with his team and the Ministry of Home Affairs.

When he is not trying to meet the demands of being an undergraduate in Singapore, he might be taking solitary walks in parks, or working on his pet projects involving Arduino or Raspberry Pi microprocessors.

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