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Basics of Bash
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Command line is the first thing every developer faces when they start working on a *nix-based system, for example, Linux or macOS. Command line is an extremely powerful and flexible tool that is truly invaluable today. This course covers the basics of Bash — the most popular Unix shell.

1.

Navigating the file system

↳ theory (video 03:06)

Learn to move around the file system, list files and quickly go to your home folder.

2.

Manipulating directories and files

↳ theory (video 04:52) / quiz / exercise

Learn how to create files and directories and remove them.

3.

Viewing files

↳ theory (video 02:12) / quiz

Learn to view files in few different ways, view changes in real time and filter data.

4.

Redirection and pipes

↳ theory (video 03:46) / quiz / exercise

Explore the ways to redirect the result of running a command into a file or vice versa. Also, learn about connecting commands with pipes.

5.

Viewing long files with pagers

↳ theory (video 01:57) / quiz

Learn how to view longer files, move through them, search patterns and more.

6.

History and man-pages

↳ theory (video 01:59) / quiz

Quickly access previous commands and get help.

7.

Making custom commands with aliases

↳ theory (video 01:27) / quiz / exercise

Learn how to create handy shortcuts for commands or combinations of commands.

8.

Environment variables

↳ theory (video 05:13) / quiz

Understand how environment variables work and how to make them useful for you.

★ Challenges

Some courses include challenge exercises. They will help you obtain more experience in programming and strengthen new skill. This particular course doesn't have any, but you can check out challenges from other courses.

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