Introduction to Linux, Open Source Development and GIT – GTLF1
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 Linux job market is hot, and Linux developers are being offered better paying, more flexible, and more fulfilling jobs than many of their peers.
In this course you’ll learn:
- 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
- And much more
The information in this course will work with any major Linux distribution.
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.
There are no specific prerequisites for this course however; should you have any queries about your suitability, please contact us.
Suggested Follow on Courses
There are a number of options, please contact us for further information.
- Open Source Software
- Why Use Open Source Software?
- OSS Licensing and Legal Issues
- Linux and the Operating System
- Graphical Environments and Interfaces
- Getting Help
- Text Editors
- Shells, bash, and the Command Line
- System Components
- System Administration
- Essential Command Line Tools
- Command and Tool Details
- Users and Groups
- Bash Scripting
- Files and Filesystems
- Filesystem Layout
- Linux 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
- Managing Local and Remote Repositories
- Using Patches
**These sections may be considered in part or in whole as optional. They contain either background reference material, specialized topics, or advanced subjects. The instructor may choose to cover or not cover them depending on classroom experience and time constraints.