How to Learn Linux - 54 Bootcamps to Get You Started

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By: The SwitchUp Team
Last Updated: March 20, 2020

Linux is an open-source operating system that is compatible with C++, Perl, Java and other languages. Linux is used in servers, computer architecture and security systems and many companies are seeking professionals with skills in Linux to assist in developing software and optimizing existing programs.

There are currently nearly 55,000 open positions for Linux Engineers in the United States. With starting salaries averaging at over $92,000 annually, it is clear that skills in Linux can offer a wide range of opportunities, and attractive compensation.

Looking for bootcamps that teach Linux? Highly-ranked programs include NYC Data Science Academy, Tech Elevator and Digital Crafts. To help your research, SwitchUp has compiled verified alumni reviews that range from 1 to 5 stars for bootcamps that teach coding Linux. Be sure to check out all individual reviews and rankings before making your decision.

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Locations: Online, Boise, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Jose
Courses: Software Development Onsite Full-Time Bootcamp, Software Development Online Part-Time Accelerated Bootcamp, Data Science Online Part-Time Bootcamp, +5 More
Subjects: .NET, AJAX, AngularJS, ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC +44 More
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Founded in 2012, Coding Dojo has helped 6000+ students advance their career in tech. One of the only bootcamps in the world to teach 3 full-stack technologies in a single 14-week program, graduates go on to be hired by companies like Amazon, Expedia, Microsoft, and more. An industry-leading curriculum that's matched to regional job demand, students choose to learn 3 full-stack languages, choosing from Java, JavaScript, Python, C#, and Ruby depending on location and program....
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Locations: Online, NYC
Courses: Data Science with Python: Machine Learning, Data Science with Tableau, Deep Learning, +6 More
Subjects: Data Science, Data Visualization, Git, Hadoop, Linux +4 More
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Founded in 2014, the NYC Data Science Academy offers the highest quality in data science and data engineering training. Their top-rated and comprehensive curriculum has been developed by industry pioneers using experience from consulting, and corporate and individual training. NYC Data Science Academy is approved and licensed by the NYS Department of Education. The program delivers a combination of lectures and real-world data challenges to its students and is designed specifically around the skills employers...
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Locations: Online, Los Angeles, NYC, Temporarily Online
Courses: Full Stack Software Engineering Immersive Program, CS Prep, JavaScript for Beginners, +3 More
Subjects: Algorithms, AngularJS, CSS, Data Structures, Database Design +20 More
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Codesmith prepares students, also known as residents, for positions as mid to senior-level engineers. During their full-time, 12-week residency, students build projects, participate in monthly meetups and receive one-on-one resume guidance. Once accepted into the program, residents may qualify for scholarships to fund their tuition.
Locations: Online
Courses: DevOps, QA Automation, QA Manual, +1 More
Subjects: Agile, Cloud Computing, Linux, Object Oriented Programming (OOP), Puppet +4 More

Careerist offers online Manual QA, QA Automation, DevOps and Sales Engineer courses. To apply, students submit an online application. Careerist offers an income share agreement. The first bootcamp lesson is free of charge. After the first lesson, bootcamp students can choose to pay a $799 registration fee upfront, and then owe 15% of their salary for the first 24 months of their new job. However, the registration fee is non-refundable. Careerist students receive 1:1 support...
Locations: Asheville, Atlanta, Charlotte, Columbus, Dallas +5 More
Courses: Full-Time Code Immersion Program, Part-Time Code Immersion Program, Intro to Website Design & Creation, +5 More
Subjects: AJAX, Algorithms, Bash, Business, CSS +14 More

Tech Talent South hosts regional part-time and full-time immersion programs. In addition to the curriculum, guest speakers, company tours, and networking events help students get to know the local professional tech scene. TTS offers several payment options, including a 10% upfront payment discount, and two installment plans.

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Locations: Online, Atlanta, Houston, Seattle, Tampa
Courses: Web Development Bootcamp (Part Time), Web Development Bootcamp (Full Time), UX Design Bootcamp (Full Time), +1 More
Subjects: Algorithms, AWS, Command Line, CSS, Cyber Security +14 More
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DigitalCrafts is the top-reviewed coding bootcamp in Atlanta and Houston, and is among the best-reviewed programming schools in the country. We offer full- and part-time web development training, transforming beginners into full-stack software developers trained in JavaScript, React, Node.js, Python and much more. Our instructors are software engineers with years of real-world experience and a passion for teaching. You’ll learn from industry experts and be supported by staff who care about your success, in small...
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Locations: Online, Chicago
Courses: Cybersecurity Bootcamp: REMOTE (Live-Online), Cybersecurity Bootcamp: IN-PERSON (Chicago), OSCP Bootcamp (Live-Online)
Subjects: Command Line, Cryptography, Cyber Security, Data Analytics, Information Security +7 More
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Evolve Security Academy offers holistic cybersecurity education as well as advanced tracks on specific areas within cybersecurity. Courses are held in Chicago, IL and live-online. The Cybersecurity Bootcamp provides hands-on and immersive training, giving students the concrete and practical skills they will actually need on the job. Students gain real work experience through the live security assessment work they perform on non-profit organizations. With over 350,000 unfilled cyber security jobs in the U.S. and 1,000,000...
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Courses: AWS Solutions Architect/DevOps Engineer with IT Fundamentals, AWS Solutions Architect with IT Fundamentals, Full Stack Development with IT Fundamentals, +13 More
Subjects: Agile, API, AWS, Back-End Web Development, Cloud Computing +24 More
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We’re a Virginia-based IT training school specializing in Cloud Engineering, DevOps Engineering, Data Analytics, Data Science, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Full Stack Development, Front End Development, and Back End Development. We are committed to helping individuals attain practical knowledge through affordable and effective IT training programs. At Clarusway, we deploy innovative approaches — mentorship programs, peer-learning, and project-based group study methods. Our unique methodology enhances the abilities of learners by providing a fast track to...
Locations: Online, Barcelona, Berlin, London
Courses: Software Engineering Immersive, Web Development Immersive, Corporate Training
Subjects: A/B Testing, Algorithms, Angular, AngularJS, CSS +20 More
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The goal at Codeworks is simple: Help you become a great software engineer who builds complex apps with an advanced understanding of JavaScript. Their 12-week coding bootcamp is intensive, outcome-oriented and designed to give you the right tools to succeed — from theory to building actual applications.
Locations: Fundao, Lisbon, Porto, Terceira Island
Courses: 14-Week Intensive && Immersive Full-Stack Programming Bootcamp
Subjects: Agile, Algorithms, CSS, Data Structures, Database Design +15 More

Founded in Lisbon in 2015, this Portuguese-born social impact startup is focused on reprogramming lives through the empowering teaching of code. Strongly committed to snatching talented minds out of unemployment && || dead-end jobs, they currently host a regular 14-week intensive && immersive full-time full-stack programming bootcamps in 4 different campus within the Portuguese territory (Lisbon, Oporto, Fundão && Terceira Island). Their regular programming bootcamps welcome n00bs of all ages (over 18) && backgrounds -...

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