Introduction to Linux, Open Source Development, and GIT

4 Day Course
Hands On
Official The Linux Foundation Curriculum
Code LFD301

Book Now - 2 Delivery Methods Available:

Classroom Virtual Classroom Private Group - Virtual Self-Paced Online

Overview

Linux is exploding, and the demand for Linux developers has never been stronger. This course will introduce you to the world of Linux development and give you the background and training you need to start working with Linux. If you’ve been thinking about getting into Linux development, this is the best place to start!

  • The history of Linux and what differentiates it from other UNIX-like operating systems
  • What the main ingredients of a Linux system are and how to use them
  • The essentials of system administration, such as user accounts and groups, essential commands, filesystems, security, and more
  • Networking and threading models
  • Aspects of compiling and using libraries
  • Working with Java under Linux

This course is for students who are already experienced computer users on another operating system, but have limited or no experience working in a Linux environment. The information in this course will work with any major Linux distribution.

Modules

Course Topics (43 topics)

  • Introduction
  • Open Source Software
  • Why Use Open Source Software?
  • Examples of Successful OSS Projects
  • How to Work in OSS Projects
  • Continuous Integration
  • OSS Licensing and Legal Issues
  • Leadership vs Control and Why Projects Fail
  • Respecting and Encouraging Diversity in OSS
  • GitHub and Other Hosting Providers
  • Linux and the Operating System
  • Graphical Environments and Interfaces
  • Getting Help
  • Text Editors
  • Shells, bash, and the Command Line
  • Filesystem Layout, Partitions, Paths and Links
  • System Initialization
  • Memory
  • Networking
  • Command Details
  • System Administration
  • Users and Groups
  • Linux Filesystems
  • Essential Command Line Tools
  • Bash Scripting
  • Files and Filesystems
  • Compiling, Linking and Libraries
  • Java Installation and Environment**
  • Building RPM and Debian Packages
  • Introduction to GIT
  • Git Installation
  • Git and Revision Control Systems
  • Using Git: an Example
  • Git Concepts and Architecture
  • Managing Files and the Index
  • Commits
  • Branches
  • Diffs
  • Merges
  • Managing Local and Remote Repositories
  • Using Patches
  • Advanced Git Interfaces: Gerrit
  • Closing and Evaluation Survey

Prerequisites

This course is for students who are already experienced computer users on another operating system, but have limited or no experience working in a Linux environment.

Scheduled Dates

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Pricing

Different pricing structures are available including special offers. These include early bird, late availability, multi-place, corporate volume and self-funding rates. Please arrange a discussion with a training advisor to discover your most cost effective option.

Code Location Duration Price Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr
LFD301
Virtual Classroom (London)
4 Days $3,320
23-26

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