Introduction to Bash shell, Linux Processes & Job scheduling

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Learn how to use the bash shell to print values and manage environment variables on it.

Learn how to print and list all Linux processes with different display formats.

Learn how to execute, view and kill jobs in the background or bring them to the foreground.

Clock2 Hours
BeginnerBeginner
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

By the end of this project, you will be able to identify the shell and the bash with Linux and use the bash shell to print a value using the echo command. Moreover, you will be able to create a variable and manage environment variables in the shell, which are often needed by applications. Also you will be able to identify the process, print all processes on our system, list the first ten processes on our Linux operating system with a different display format and display the processes that are owned and executed by the current connected user only. Finally, you will be able to execute a job in the background, bring a job to the foreground, view all background jobs, and kill a background job. -This project is for beginners who want to use Linux for basic tasks but don't know where to start. -People who are interested in learning Linux Bash shell from Scratch. -Linux enthusiasts who want to learn how to manage environment variables in the shell. -People who don’t know how to manage jobs in the background or in the foreground. -People interested in a career as a Linux system administrator or engineer, but need the basics first. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.

Skills you will develop

JobsLinux OSBashShellProcesses

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. You will be able to identify the shell & the bash and to use the bash shell to print values.

  2. You will be able to create and manage environment variables in the shell.

  3. You will be able to print and list all Linux processes with different display formats.

  4. You will be able to execute, view and kill jobs in the background or bring them to the foreground.

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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