Bash Scripting Course, 2nd Edition

Bash Scripting Course

8 Hours of Video Instruction

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Bash Scripting Course


Skill level

Beginning to intermediate.


What you will learn

  • Write Bash script fundamentals
  • Write Bash script fundamentals and advanced commands
  • Write Bash shell scripts on intermediate and advanced commands
  • Write your first hello world shell script
  • See how to work with variables
  • Use positional parameters
  • Apply pattern matching substitution
  • Explore looping structures in shell scripts


This course is for you if

  • You are a developers or administrator, wanting to automate tasks using Bash shell scripts.
  • You are an IT user or professional with the desire get experience with simple programming languages.



  1. Before Writing your First Shell Script
  2. Shell Scripting Fundamentals
  3. Using Conditional Statements
  4. Advanced Bash Scripting Options

This video course was designed to teach through clear training followed by practical examples that show how scripting solutions are being used in the real world. At the end of each lesson you will find an exercise that you should attempt on your own; this is then followed by a video explanation so you can see a real-time walkthrough of the exercise. Doing the work is the best way to learn Bash, and this course provides you with the tools to learn by doing.


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Sander van Vugt has been teaching Red Hat, SUSE, and LPI Linux classes since 1994. He is best-selling author of numerous books and videos. Being an independent Linux trainer, author, and consultant he serves his clients all over the world or online from his home country The Netherlands.


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