Mac Linux Command Line Kick Start in 4 hours for Beginners

Get started with learning terminal commands on your Mac and Linux system
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  • Lectures 27
  • Length 3.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 11/2015 English

Course Description

This course includes a wide range of topics and get you started in using your Mac or Linux system from the command line or terminal.

The best part about this course is, we assume that you have no prior experience in using terminal and we start from scratch.

This course will get you started with most used commands in the unix and linux world and help you increase your efficiency in doing daily tasks.

You will be guided step by step in a organized approach. All concepts, commands are explained in plain language, making it easy for anyone to understand.

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If you answer yes to any of these questions.

  • Are you looking to get familiar with using command line or terminal
  • Ever wondered how to use terminal?
  • Want to increase efficiency and do the same things in multiple ways (Terminal and GUI)
  • Want to get started with understanding of commands, so that you can used that knowledge to write small scripts.

What are the requirements?

  • Desire to learn
  • Unix/Linux system or virtual machine on windows system

What am I going to get from this course?

  • You will understand the fundamentals of the Unix/Mac/Linux operating system and use them for increasing daily productivity
  • Learn tips & tricks of command line
  • You would be able to navigate through files and folders on your computer using terminal
  • You can run programs, write scripts to automate common tasks

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone with a desire to learn command line
  • Anyone who is looking to enhance productivity and increase efficiency
  • Professionals looking to learn the operating system beyond graphical user interface
  • Students who will be using Unix/Linux servers to conduct research work or college project

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Section 1: Introduction
What will you learn
How to ask questions
How to fix blurry videos
1 page
Section 2: Useful tools
Terminal walkthrough
Advanced terminal features - iTerm
iTerm Shortcuts
1 page
Section 3: Working with the file system
Creating directories using command line
Navigating the file system
Copying files withing and between directories
Explanation of ls command options
1 page
Moving and Renaming files and directories
Deleteing directories and files
Section 4: Redirection using multiple ways
Redirecting string to files
Piping data and sorting files
Removing duplicates from a file using the power of command line
Searching in files and directories
Find and replace strings in files
Summarizing redirection
Section 5: Working With Environment Variables
Terminal session and editors
Concepts of bash_profile and bashrc
Creating alias to type less
Setting environment variables - Part 1
Setting environment variables - Part 2
Changing the command prompt
1 page
Summarizing environment variables
Section 6: Conclusion
What's Next

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