Linux


Linux for Beginners

Knowing where to start when learning a new skill can be a challenge, especially when the topic seems so vast. There can be so much information available that you can't even decide where to start. Or worse, you start down the path of learning and quickly discover too many concepts, commands, and nuances that aren't explained. This kind of experience is frustrating and leaves you with more questions than answers. Linux for Beginners 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.

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Linux Administration Fundamentals
In-demand Linux skills

Here is what you will learn by taking this Linux Administration course:

  • 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.
  • Exactly how permissions work and how to decipher the most cryptic Linux permissions with ease.
  • Networking concepts that apply to system administration and specifically how to configure Linux network interfaces.
  • How to use the nano, vi, and emacs editors.
  • How to schedule and automate jobs using cron.
  • How to switch users and run processes as others.
  • How to configure sudo.
  • How to find and install software.
  • Managing process and jobs.
  • Linux shell scripting
Requirements
  • A basic understanding of the Linux operating system.
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$99
Bash Scripting and Shell Programming
Learn how to write bash scripts like a pro & solve real-world problems!

In this course you will be able to create bash scripts with ease. You'll learn how to take tedious and repetitious tasks and turn them into programs that will save you time and simplify your life on Linux, Unix, or MAC systems.

Here is what you will get and learn by taking this Bash Scripting course:

  • A step-by-step process of writing bash shell scripts that solve real-world problems.
  • The #1 thing you must do every time you create a bash script.
  • How to quickly find and fix the most common shell scripting errors.
  • For those of you who want to start programming right away, watch the two video shell scripting crash course. If you do nothing else than watch these two videos you'll be ahead of most bash programmers.
  • How to accept input from a user and then make decisions on that input.
  • How to accept and process command line arguments.
  • What special variables are available, how to use them in your shell scripts, and when to do so.
  • A shell script creation check list -- You'll never have to guess what to include in each of your shell scripts again. Just use this simple check list.
  • A shell script template (boilerplate). Use this format for each of your shell scripts. It shows exactly what to include and where everything goes. Eliminate guesswork!
  • Practice exercises with solutions so you can start using what you learn right away.
  • Real-world examples of shell scripts from my personal collection.
  • A download that contains the scripts used in the presentations and lessons. You'll be able to look at and experiment with everything you're learning.
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$49

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