Linux for Beginners

Get Familiar with the Linux Operating System & Command Line

 

What's Inside

This top-rated Linux course has been completed by 25,000 students and counting, and is a great way for anyone to get acquainted with this popular operating system. You need absolutely zero previous knowledge to successfully complete this course as it teaches you everything from installation to advanced techniques.

  • Learn the basics of Linux w/ over 67 lectures & 6 hours of content
  • Benefit from this course w/ absolutely zero previous knowledge
  • Receive a step-by-step checklist & video that teaches you how to install WordPress on an Ubuntu Linux system
  • Install a web server & database server
  • Study advanced command line techniques

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Here is what you will learn by taking Linux for Beginners:

  • How to get access to a Linux server if you don't already.
  • What a Linux distribution is and which one to choose.
  • What software is needed to connect to Linux from Mac and Windows computers.
  • What SSH is and how to use it.
  • The file system layout of Linux systems and where to find programs, configurations, and documentation.
  • The basic Linux commands you'll use most often.
  • Creating, renaming, moving, and deleting directories.
  • Listing, reading, creating, editing, copying, and deleting files.
  • Exactly how permissions work and how to decipher the most cryptic Linux permissions with ease.
  • How to use the nano, vi, and emacs editors.
  • Two methods to search for files and directories.
  • How to compare the contents of files.
  • What pipes are, why they are useful, and how to use them.
  • How to compress files to save space and make transferring data easy.
  • How and why to redirect input and output from applications.
  • How to customize your shell prompt.
  • How to be efficient at the command line by using aliases, tab completion, and your shell history.
  • How to schedule and automate jobs using cron.
  • How to switch users and run processes as others.
  • How to find and install software.
  • Unconditional Udemy 30 day money-back guarantee - that's my personal promise of your success!

What you learn in Linux for Beginners applies to any Linux environment including Ubuntu, Debian, Linux Mint, RedHat, Fedora, OpenSUSE, Slackware, and more.


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Jason Cannon

Jason Cannon is a professional system administrator, consultant, and author. Jason started his career as a Unix and Linux System Engineer in 1999. Since that time he has utilized his Linux skills at companies such as Xerox, UPS, Hewlett-Packard, and Amazon.com. Additionally, he has acted as a technical consultant and independent contractor for small businesses and Fortune 500 companies. Jason has professional experience with CentOS, RedHat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, and Ubuntu. He has used several Linux distributions on personal projects including Debian, Slackware, CrunchBang, and others. In addition to Linux, Jason has experience supporting proprietary Unix operating systems including AIX, HP-UX, and Solaris. He enjoys teaching others how to use and exploit the power of the Linux operating system. He is also the author of the books “Linux for Beginners” and “Command Line Kung Fu.”

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