Mastering Shell Scripting

Learn how to write bash scripts like a pro & automate your tasks
Master Shell Scripting
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The course Mastering Shell Scripting has been meticulously crafted to boost your efficiency by imparting the skills needed to automate tasks using shell scripts. With user-friendly, step-by-step guidance, you will have the opportunity to reinforce your understanding of key concepts while advancing through the content on Linux, Windows, or Mac operating systems.

Gain comprehensive knowledge of writing efficient shell scripts with our course. We begin by introducing Bash and exploring its powerful features, including Globbing, Piping, and Here Documents. Next, we delve into the fundamentals of shell scripting, covering script execution, variables, comments, and more.

Build a strong foundation with essential building blocks such as input, output, and error redirection. Learn how to effectively utilize conditional statements like if-else and case, as well as operators for arithmetic and comparison. Master different types of loops such as forwhile, and until to control program flow.

Advance your skills with in-depth topics including functionshandling user input and command line arguments, and understanding exit statuses and return codes. Discover how to implement logging techniques and gain proficiency in debugging to quickly identify and resolve script issues.

Upon completing the course, you will have the confidence to read and write shell scripts effectively. This newfound expertise will empower you to excel in your current role and perform exceptionally well in future interviews.

Immerse yourself in an interactive learning experience and embark on a journey to master shell scripting.


  • Working knowledge on Linux. 

Who this course is for

  • Anyone who wants to learn bash shell scripting from scratch.
  • Developers, DevOps Engineers, Architects, Cloud Engineers who work with Linux Systems

Lab Setup

This module covers how to set up your lab environment in different operating systems to earn hands-on experience.


Lab Introduction Lab Instructions on Linux and MacOS Lab Instructions on Windows

Course Introduction

Start your Linux journey with an introduction module, offering a comprehensive overview to build a strong foundation in operating system fundamentals.


Introduction & Prerequisite Shells in Linux

Bash Shell

Explore the fundamentals of the Bash shell, covering aspects like introduction to Bash, piping, here documents, variables, and more for effective command-line operations.


Learning Objectives Introduction to bash Filename Globbing Piping Here Documents Variables Command Substitution Conditional Execution Dynamic Scoping Summary Module Assignment Bash Shell Quiz (quiz)

Introduction to Bash Scripting

Input , Output and Error Redirection

Master the art of shell scripting by understanding seamless Input, Output, and Error Redirection for efficient command-line operations.


Learning Objectives Introduction Output Redirection Input Redirection Error Redirection Summary Module Assignment Input, Output and Error Redirection Quiz (quiz)

Conditional Statements

Explore powerful decision-making in shell scripts with Conditional Statements for precise control and automation.


Learning Objectives Overview If Statement Case Statement Summary Module Assignment Conditional Statements Quiz (quiz)

Course Assignment 1

Develop essential shell scripting skills through hands-on assignments, covering key concepts and practical applications.





Explore this module to get insights of a fundamental skill for efficient automation and task repetition.


Learning Objectives Loops in Shell Scripting while Loop for Loop until Loop break and continue Summary Module Assignment Loops Quiz (quiz)


User Input and Command Line Arguments

This module empowers learners to proficiently handle inputs and arguments for enhanced script functionality.


Learning Objectives User Input Command Line Arguments Summary Module Assignment User Input and Command Line Arguments Quiz (quiz)

Course Assignment 2

This module contains advanced shell scripting exercises focusing on practical applications and problem-solving in a Linux environment.



Exit Statuses and Return Codes

Learn the art of interpreting exit statuses and return codes, essential for effective shell scripting.


Learning Objectives Exit Statuses and Return Codes Summary Module Assignment Exit Statuses and Return Codes Quiz (quiz)


This module enables efficient tracking and recording of script execution details to improve debugging and analysis.


Learning Objectives Logging Summary Module Assignment Logging Quiz (quiz)


Course Assignment 3

Explore advanced shell scripting techniques and practical applications through hands-on experience.



Course Summary

Gain expertise in automation and script development with Shell Scripting Mastery course, designed to empower learners with essential skills in this field.


Course Summary

Course FAQs

  • Are there prerequisites for enrolling in the course?
    This is a beginner friendly course but working knowledge of Linux is required.
  • What is the format of the self-paced content?

    The course consists of video lectures, written materials, hands-on exercises, quizzes and much more.

  • How do I access support during self-paced learning?

    You can either write to us at or reach out to us via our Discord channel.

  • Can I access the content after completing the course?

    Yes, you will have the life-time access to the content and eligible for free course update as well.

  • What are technical requirements for following the hands-on labs given with the self-paced content?

    You can do the hands-on any Linux, Mac and Windows system, ideally with 2 CPUs and 8 GB of RAM.

  • Are there assessments or quizzes in the self-paced modules?

    Yes. There are quizzes and assignment at different points to help you access your knowledge.

  • Is there a community or networking aspect in the self-paced courses?

    Absolutely. After enrolling you will given access to our Private Discord Community, where you connect with our peers and your instructors.

  • What if I don’t like the course and want my refund?

    We have two weeks of refund policy for the self paced courses. We’ll refund the entire amount without asking a question.