Managing Jobs and Processes with Bash and Z Shell

by Chris Green

Learn essential process management skills for those working in Linux. Discover how to use jobs, signals, and shell customization to your advantage.

What you'll learn

Understanding jobs and processes is a key skill for anyone who is responsible for a Linux server.

In this course, Managing Jobs and Processes with Bash and Z Shell, you will gain a greater mastery over Linux environments, through effectively utilizing Bash and Z Shell.

  • First, you will learn how to inspect and manipulate running processes.
  • Then, you will be introduced to the related concept of jobs.
  • Finally, you will discover how to make the shell environment your own through persistent customization.
When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of process management needed to effectively control execution on a Linux server.

Course FAQ

Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at beginners with useful tips for intermediate users.

What will I learn in this course?

Learn how to inspect and manipulate running processes, learn the related concept of jobs, and discover how to make the shell environment your own through persistent customization.

What prerequisites do I need?

Before starting, you only need to be familiar with basic shelled usage.

About the author

Chris is a software engineer, who has been variously employed as a DevOps Engineer, Developer, Data Engineer and Infrastructure Analyst. He has extensively studied Cyber Security and holds an MSc in Computing from Cardiff University in the UK. Chris believes the best way to learn is to teach, which is why you find him here on Pluralsight.

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