How to Learn Linux - 47 Bootcamps to Get You Started

Not Sure Where to Apply?
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.

NYC Data Science Academy logo
Available Online
Flexible Classes
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
Available Online
Flexible Classes

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...
Codesmith logo
Available Online
Verified Outcomes
Flexible Classes
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
Available Online
Verified Outcomes
Flexible Classes

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.
Tech Talent South logo
Available Online
Flexible Classes
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
Available Online
Flexible Classes

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.
DigitalCrafts logo
Available Online
Verified Outcomes
Flexible Classes
Accepts GI Bill
VET TEC Provider
Locations: Online, Atlanta, Houston, Seattle, Tampa
Courses: Full Stack Flex (Part-Time), Full Stack Immersive (Full Time), Online Full Stack Immersive (Full Time), +2 More
Subjects: Algorithms, AWS, Back-End Web Development, Command Line, CSS +12 More
Available Online
Verified Outcomes
Flexible Classes
Accepts GI Bill
VET TEC Provider

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...
Evolve Security Academy logo
Available Online
Flexible Classes
Accepts GI Bill
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
Available Online
Flexible Classes
Accepts GI Bill

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...

Start Your Career with a Top-Rated Bootcamp

Locations: Online, Barcelona, Berlin, London
Courses: Software Engineering Immersive, Web Development Immersive, Corporate Training
Subjects: A/B Testing, Algorithms, Angular, AngularJS, CSS +20 More
Available Online

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: Barranquilla, Beirut, Bogota, Cali, Laval +9 More
Courses: Full-Stack Web-Development, Machine Learning, Augmented Reality / Virtual Reality, +1 More
Subjects: Algorithms, AngularJS, AR/VR, Artificial Intelligence (AI), C +21 More
Available Online

Since 2016, Holberton School offers two-year Full-Stack Software Engineering training in adequation with Silicon Valley’s companies’ needs. With no formal teachers or courses! At Holberton School, education is delivered through a project-based learning curriculum. Instead of passively learning through lecture and repetition, students learn hands-on through increasingly difficult coding projects. Here, students practice peer learning; they learn to cooperatively work and support each other through their learning process. With this project-based and peer learning curriculum,...
Locations: Fundao, Lisbon, Porto, Terceira Island
Courses: 14-Week Intensive && Immersive Full-Stack Programming Bootcamp, A 10-Week Intensive && Immersive Java && OutSystems Bootcamp, A 1-Week OutSystems Web & Mobile App Development Course
Subjects: Agile, Algorithms, CSS, Data Structures, Database Design +18 More

Founded 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) and are about to expand it overseas (namely to Cape Verde and Brazil). Their regular programming...
CodingNomads logo
Available Online
Flexible Classes
Locations: Online
Courses: Learn Java Programming, Learn Python Programming, Java Professional Career Track, +3 More
Subjects: Agile, Algorithms, Apache, API, App Development +59 More
Available Online
Flexible Classes

Ranked #7 on SwitchUp’s Best Coding Bootcamps worldwide, and #3 for Data Science, CodingNomads is a small family-run code school that provides a more personal human experience to help you master in-demand coding skills, and have fun doing it! With a mission to help students of all backgrounds improve their skills to improve their lives, CodingNomads’ affordable tuition, scholarships and various course format options make it the highest quality education at the best value. One...
Locations: Bath
Courses: The Full Stack Track
Subjects: Agile, AngularJS, Bootstrap, Command Line, CSS +23 More
Available Online

iO Academy (previously Mayden Academy) is a 16-week, full-time full-stack coding bootcamp in Bath, England. The curriculum is designed to prepare students for their first developer role, with a focus on practical experience working on projects throughout the course. There is an option to specialise at the end of the course, either in advanced front-end or complex problem solving. Students will learn from experienced software developers in class sizes of 8, chosen to reflect the...

Best Bootcamps received an average 2.92 of 5 based on 1701 reviews.

Person thinking

Need help making a decision?

We'll match you to the perfect bootcamp for your location, budget, and future career.