UNIX Power Tools

UNIX Power Tools


This course is for developers, application support or similar staff who need to gain a better understanding of UNIX based power utilities and be able to better use these tools and facilities.


Basic UNIX literacy, which can be gained through regular use of a UNIX based system and/or attendance on our UNIX & Linux Essentials class, is necessary for this course.

Good skills with the vi editor are highly desirable.


3 days. Hands on.

This course is available on site only. Please call for details.

Course Objectives

This course will provide delegates with sufficient skills to be able use UNIX based tools and power utilities as an every day part of their job role. Advanced operations such as complex data handling, code maintenance and generation and the processing of large and complex data sets would be typical tasks that attendees will be able to perform after completion of this course. As a result, attendees will return to their work environment better able to use UNIX based systems as a means to handle and maintain data and code sets.

Course Content

Identifying and displaying data
Search and replace
Sorting data
Simple shell scripts
The stream editor - sed
Data handling commands - tr, csplit, egrep, cut and paste
The pattern scanning utility - awk
Code maintenance and generation utilities - make and SCCS

Virtual Courses

ALL of our courses can be delivered virtually. And our Bath public schedule of courses are now available as live virtual sessions, using the popular Zoom Virtual Classroom and remote labs. Delegates can test their access at: www.zoom.us/test

On-Site Courses

Can't attend one of our public classes? Booking for multiple people?

All our courses are available on your site! Delivered for your staff, at your premises.

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