LFD301: Introduction to Linux, Open Source Development, and GIT

2,995.00  excl. VAT

Course Code: LFD301

Duration: 4 days;

Delivery dates: TBA;

Instructor: TBA;

Certificate: Yes, upon completion;

Location: TBA.

Description

About

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!

Audience

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.

Course Materials

Authorized printed training materials from The Linux Foundation. As part of your registration, a printed copy of the course manual will be course manual will be provided. If you are attending in person the material will be available onsite on the day the class begins.

Course Description

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. If you’ve been thinking of joining the ranks of Linux developers, then you’ve come to the right place. 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.

Course Outline

  • Introduction
  • 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
  • Commits
  • Branches
  • Diffs
  • Merges
  • Managing Local and Remote Repositories
  • Using Patches

Why train with The Linux Foundation

The Linux Foundation is the go-to source for training on virtually every aspect of Linux and many other open source technologies. Here are a few things that make The Linux Foundation the right choice for training:

  1. The Linux Foundation is the non-profit organization that hosts Linux and many other open source projects, employs Linux creator Linus Torvalds and hosts kernel.org (where all Linux kernel updates are released).
  2. Being so close to the kernel The Linux Foundation is constantly updating training to ensure that the most up-to-date information is being thought. Linux Foundation Training is unique in that all our training courses are designed to work on all major Linux distributions (including RedHat, Ubuntu and SUSE).
  3. The Linux Foundation does not sell any software or support services so there’s no hidden sales agenda in the training material. The only goal is to help students learn the material.
  4. When you train with The Linux Foundation, you’re learning from instructors who are comfortable across all major Linux distributions and can answer student questions regardless of the distribution you’re using for the class. You are truly learning from the experts.