Course Description

This 3-day course provides the student with the knowledge to interact with a UNIX operating system. Students will develop their UNIX skills with hands-on experience on the Oracle Solaris operating system.



3 days


Target Audience

Programmers who are new to the Unix Environment


Course Prerequisites

Students should be comfortable with computers. No familiarity with Unix operating systems is required.

If you have any questions or doubts as to whether you meet the pre-requisites for this course, or indeed are wondering which course best suits you, please consult with us to discuss your suitability for course attendance.


Suggested Follow on Courses

There are a number of options of suitable follow-on courses, depending on your business needs. Please contact us for further details.


Course Content

1. Basic UNIX Concepts

2. Using CDE

3. The Filesystem

4. File Management

5. File Manipulation

6. Metacharacters

7. File Security

8. The vi Editor

9. Crontab and at

10. Jobs and Processes

11. Variables

12. Aliases

13. History

14. File Compression

15. Networking Commands

16. Dealing with Difficult Files


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