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Hello. My name is Jason Cannon, and I’m the author of Linux for Beginners, the founder of the Linux Training Academy, and an instructor to thousands of satisfied students. I started my IT career in the late 1990’s as a Unix and Linux Systems Engineer, and I’ll be sharing my real-world Linux experience with you throughout this course.
By the end of this course, you will fully understand the most important and fundamental concepts of Linux server administration. More importantly, you will be able to put those concepts to use in practical, real-world situations. You’ll be able to configure, maintain, and support a variety of Linux systems. You can even use the skills you learned to become a Linux System Engineer or Linux System Administrator.
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This Linux course doesn’t make any assumptions about your background or knowledge of Linux. You need no prior knowledge to benefit from this course. You will be guided step by step using a logical and systematic approach. As new concepts, commands, or jargon are encountered they are explained in plain language, making it easy for anyone to understand. Here is what you will learn by taking Linux Bootcamp:
- 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.
- How the the boot process works on Linux servers and what you can do to control it.
- The various types of messages generated by a Linux system, where they’re stored, and how to automatically prevent them from filling up your disks.
- Disk management, partitioning, and file system creation.
- Managing Linux users and groups.
- Networking concepts that apply to system administration and specifically how to configure Linux network interfaces.
- How to configure sudo.
- Managing process and jobs.
- Linux shell scripting
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What you learn in Linux Bootcamp applies to any Linux environment including CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian, Kali Linux, Linux Mint, RedHat Linux, Fedora, OpenSUSE, Slackware, and more.
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Installing and Connecting to a Linux System
Installing VirtualBox on Windows
In this lesson you will learn how to install VirtualBox on Windows.
Installing Linux Using an Image for VirtualBox
In this lesson you will learn how to create a Linux Virtual Machine using VirtualBox and Virtual Disk Images. The Linux Virtual Machine can be used to practice your Linux skills as you progress through the course.
In this lesson you will learn how to connect to a Linux system directly and over the network. You’ll learn about SSH and the software that you’ll need to connect to a Linux system.
The Linux Directory Structure
In this lesson you will learn about the Linux directory structure. You’ll learn where different components of the operating system are located. You’ll also learn how applications can employ the same conventions for their directory structures.
In this lesson you will learn what the shell is, how to access it, and what the superuser account is.
Basic Linux Commands
In this lesson you will learn some basic, yet essential Linux commands. You will be given an overview of each command and then a demonstration.
Getting Help at the Command Line
In this lesson you will learn: How to navigate man pages. How the $PATH environment variable is used. What the which command does. How to ask commands for help. How to search man pages.
Working with Directories
In this lesson you will learn: How to use directory shortcuts How to execute commands out of your $PATH How to create and remove directories
Listing Files and Understanding LS Output
In this lesson you will learn how to list files with the ls command and how to interpret the ls output.
File and Directory Permissions Explained – Part One
The permissions lesson is broken into two parts. In this lesson you will learn about: Symbolic permissions Numeric and octal permissions File versus directory permissions Changing permissions Working with groups File creation mask
File and Directory Permissions Explained – Part Two
This is part two of the permissions lesson. In this lesson you will learn about: Symbolic permissions Numeric and octal permissions File versus directory permissions Changing permissions Working with groups File creation mask
Finding Files and Directories
In this lesson you will learn about two commands that will help you find files and directories.
Viewing Files and the Nano Editor
In this lesson you will learn various commands that can be used to view files as well as how to use the nano text editor.
This lesson will touch on some of the graphical editors available in the Linux operating system.
Deleting, Copying, Moving and Renaming Files
This lesson will cover how to delete, copy, move, and rename files.
Intermediate Linux Skills
Input, Output and Redirection
This lesson covers the various types of input and output as well as how to redirect that input and output.
In this lesson you will learn three strategies for comparing the differences between two files.
Searching in Files and Using Pipes
In this lesson you will learn how to search through the contents of files. Additionally you will learn about pipes and how they can be used to aid searches.
Transferring and Copying Files Over the Network
In this lesson you will learn how to transfer and copy files over the network. See the supplementary material for a list of SCP and SFTP clients.
Processes and Job Control
In this lesson you will learn how to display information about running programs and processes. You will also learn how to control the behavior of processes, including running processes in the background and terminating processes.
Scheduling Repeated Jobs with Cron
In this lesson you will learn how to schedule jobs and automate tasks using the cron service.
Switching Users and Running Commands as Others
In this lesson you will learn how to switch to other accounts and run programs as different users.
Shell History and Tab Completion
In this lesson you will learn how to manipulate your shell history. Additionally, you will learn how to use tab completion. Finally command line editing is covered.
Installing Software on RPM Based Linux Distros
In this lesson you will learn how to search for, install, and remove software.
The Linux Boot Process and System Logging
The Linux Boot Process
In this lesson you will learn about the Linux Boot Process – including BIOS, Boot loaders, Linux Kernel and Runlevels.
In this lesson you will learn about the syslog standard, facilities and severities, syslog servers, logging rules, where logs are stored, how to generate your own log messages and rotating log files.
Disk Management: Part 1- Partitions
In this lesson you will learn about partitions, MBR, GPT, mount points and fdisk.
Disk Management: Part 2 – Creating Partitions With fdisk
In this lesson you will learn how to use the fdisk utility to create MBR and GPT partition tables.
Disk Management: Part 3 – File Systems
In this lesson you will learn how to create a file system, mount and unmount a system, prepare swap space for use by your linux system, about the file system table and how it controls where the vices are mounted on the linux system, and how you can use DISK UUIDs and Labels in conjunction with the file system.
LVM – The Logical Volume Manager
Managing Users and Groups: Part 1
In this lesson you will learn how to manage users and groups, where their information lives and how to make changes to them.
Managing Users and Groups: Part 2
In this lesson you will continue to learn how to manage users and groups, where their information lives and how to make changes to them.
TCP/IP Networking for Linux System Administrators
In this lesson you will learn about TCP/IP protocol and the most important aspects of IP networking. You will also learn about classful networks, subnet masks, broadcast addresses, CIDR, and private address space.
Networking: DNS and hostnames
In this lesson you will learn how to determine the current IP address(es) in use on a Linux system,
Networking: DHCP, Dynamic and Static Addressing
In this lesson you will learn about what network ports are and how to use them.
Network Troubleshooting: Part I
In this lesson you will learn about some of the most common tools to use for performing network diagnostics.
Network Troubleshooting: Part II
This is the second part of the previous lesson on tools you can use to help you troubleshoot.
Advanced Linux Permissions
Advanced Command Line Skills – Command Line Kung Fu
Installing Apache, MySQL, PHP and WordPress on an Ubuntu system.
This lesson covers installing Apache, MySQL, PHP, and WordPress on an Ubuntu system.