Red Hat Linux Shell Programming and Utilities

4 Day Course
Hands On
Official Linux Curriculum

This course has been retired. The Linux Bash Shell Programming course is recommended as an alternative.


Topics Covered: (20 topics)

  • Review of Bash Shell Features
  • Review of Shell Scripting Fundamentals
  • Review of Program Control Constructs
  • Conditional Operators and Arithmetic Operations
  • Handling Command Line Arguments, Variables and Arrays
  • User Interaction and the read Command
  • User-defined Functions
  • Here Documents
  • Interrupt Handling
  • Co-processes
  • Head and Tail Utilities
  • Cut and Paste Utilities
  • File Comparison Utilities
  • Splitting Large Files
  • Investigating Files using cat and od
  • Using the Translation Utility tr
  • Regular Expression Notation
  • Locating text with grep, fgrep and egrep
  • Editing Text Files with sed
  • Processing Text Files with gawk


Delegates should have attended: Using Red Hat Linux or have similar skills and knowledge.

Additional Learning

The courses below may help you meet the knowledge level required to take this course. If you are unsure please ask a training advisor .

  • Using Red Hat Linux

    This 4-day course provides the skills required to work productively in a Red Hat Linux environment.

    4 Day Course Hands On Training Course Code RHE
    Scheduled Online Onsite