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Bash Scripting and Shell Programming, Part 2 of 2: Statements and Debugging

with expert Jason Cannon

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Release date 1/9/2020
Level Beginner
Runtime 0h 51m
Closed captioning N/A
Transcript N/A
eBooks / courseware N/A
Hands-on labs N/A
Sample code N/A
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Course description

In this course you will be able to create bash scripts with ease. You'll learn how to take tedious and repetitious tasks and turn them into programs that will save you time and simplify your life on Linux, Unix, or MAC systems. The topics covered include, Case Statements, logging, Debugging and Loops.


Some knowledge of the command line would be helpful, but not required.

Meet the expert

Jason Cannon is the author of Linux Administration, the founder of the Linux Training Academy, and an instructor to thousands of satisfied students. He has worked for many technology companies who take information security seriously as well as security firms such as Mandiant and FireEye.

Course outline


Case Statements and Logging (13:39)
  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Case Statements (05:43)
  • Logging (07:40)
  • Summary (00:08)
Debugging (20:04)
  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Debugging (08:08)
  • Extra Tips and Tricks (11:39)
  • Summary (00:08)
Loops (17:42)
  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Scripts Used to Create this Course (03:59)
  • Bash Programming Sales and Promo (01:56)
  • While Loops (05:42)
  • While loops Part 2 (05:48)
  • Summary (00:08)