Introduction to Linux, Bash and Python with Basics of the Bourne Again Shell

This course is your introduction to Linux, Bash and Python and the basics of the Bourne Again shell.


  • Commands in Bash Video — 00:00:13
    • What we’ll learn in this course.

  • Basic Linux Commands Video — 00:20:21
    • Learn basic Linux commands.

  • Grep Video — 00:10:33
    • What is Grep? And what does it do?

  • Symbols and Characters Video — 00:11:32
    • This video covers symbols and characters.

  • If Else Elif, Part 1 Video — 00:04:22
    • This video introduces if else commands.

  • If Else Elif, Part 2 Video — 00:06:18
    • A continuation of if else elif commands.

  • Elif Ladder Video — 00:13:42
    • This video covers the elif ladder.

  • For Loops, Part 1 Video — 00:03:06
    • This video is an introduction of a For Loop.

  • For Loops, Part 2 Video — 00:03:20
    • A closer look at For Loops.

  • For Loops, Part 3 Video — 00:02:33
    • Further explorations of For Loops.

  • For Loops, Part 4 Video — 00:04:05
    • This video concludes the exploration of For Loops.

  • While Loops Video — 00:10:22
    • This video offers an introduction and explanation of a While Loop.

  • Generating Passwords, Part 1 Video — 00:02:11
    • This video introduces how to generate a password.

  • Generating Passwords, Part 2 Video — 00:03:18
    • A continuation of how to generate passwords.

  • Strings and Variables Video — 00:15:42
    • This video covers strings and variables.

  • If Then, Part 1 Video — 00:10:46
    • This video covers if then in Python.

  • If Then, Part 2 Video — 00:05:39
    • A continued look at if then in Python.

  • If Else Elif Video — 00:16:55
    • Take a look at if else elif in Python.

  • Introduction and Demonstration of For Loops Video — 00:08:08
    • An introduction and demonstration of For Loops in Python.

  • For Loop Demonstration, continued Video — 00:10:50
    • A further demonstration of For Loops in Python.

  • Introduction and Demonstration of While Loops Video — 00:14:30
    • An introduction and demonstration of While Loops in Python.


Course description

In this course, you’ll get to grips with tools and environment. This will be an introduction to essential Linux commands, the basics of Bash scripting and Python. We will dig into code strings, variables, conditional statements, functions and more.

Meet the author

Chris Bingham is an autodidact, life-long learner, ethical hacker and founder of two cyber security organizations: InfoSec GSO and BSides Triad. Along with his colleagues, he leads hands-on offensive security-style workshops and training. His experience and skills range from Linux, Windows and Mac operating systems to buffer overflow development, Burp Suite, and hacking Windows Domain Controller and Active Directory.

Chris hopes you enjoy taking his courses as much as he enjoyed making them.

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