Course #:WA2052

UNIX Boot Camp Training

This course provides an accelerated comprehensive introduction to Unix. Topics include Unix Overview and History, the File System, The Visual Editor (vi), Unix commands, foreground and background process control, sed and awk programming languages. End-users, administrators, operators, managers and support personnel will benefit from this hands-on lab experience.


End-users, system programmers, application programmers, administrators and support personnel will benefit from this hands-on lab experience.


  • By the end of the course, you will be able to...
  • Understand the role and history of UNIX as an Open System
  • Login and use the UNIX system in a productive manner
  • Employ most of the common UNIX commands, tools, and utilities
  • Create shell scripts to automate repetitious or onerous tasks
  • Manipulate files and extract data using the 'sed' and 'awk' programs


The are no prerequisites for this course.


5 Days

Outline of UNIX Boot Camp Training

  • Introduction to UNIX
  • Basic UNIX Commands
  • The Editor: Basic vi
  • The Editor: More vi
  • More UNIX Commands
  • File Compare Utilities
  • Job Execution
  • Shell Programming Techniques
  • Using sed and awk
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