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Training Course

Introduction to Linux (LFS101x)

Develop a good working knowledge of Linux using both the graphical interface and command line across the major Linux distribution families with this free training course.

Este curso también está disponible en español. Haga clic aquí para Introducción a Linux.

Who Is It For

This course is designed for experienced computer users who have limited or no previous exposure to Linux, whether they are working in an individual or enterprise environment.
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What You’ll Learn

This course explores the various tools and techniques commonly used by Linux system administrators and end users to achieve their day-to-day work in a Linux environment. You will gain a good working knowledge of Linux and learn how to navigate through major Linux distributions, system configurations and graphical interface of Linux, basic command line operations, common applications of Linux, and more.
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What It Prepares You For

Upon completion of this training you should have a good working knowledge of Linux, from both a graphical and command line perspective, allowing you to easily navigate through any of the major Linux distributions. You will be able to continue your progress as either a user, system administrator or developer using the acquired skill set.
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Course Outline
Chapter 1. The Linux Foundation
Chapter 2. Linux Philosophy and Concepts
Chapter 3. Linux Basics and System Startup
Chapter 4. Graphical Interface
Chapter 5. System Configuration from the Graphical Interface
Chapter 6. Common Applications
Chapter 7. Command Line Operations
Chapter 8. Finding Linux Documentation
Chapter 9. Processes
Chapter 10. File Operations
Chapter 11. Text Editors
Chapter 12. User Environment
Chapter 13. Manipulating Text
Chapter 14. Network Operations
Chapter 15. The Bash Shell and Basic Scripting
Chapter 16. More on Bash Shell Scripting
Chapter 17. Printing
Chapter 18. Local Security Principles
Final Exam

Jun 2022
It helped me to understand Linux in more detail. The course provides a good way of understanding the core concepts of Linux.
Jun 2022
Sections were broken into easily digestible portions. The content was clear and concise, in a way that did not detract from the important aspects of each topic.
Jun 2022
The videos helped break up the reading, allowing for better concentration. Labs / exercises were good, and encouraged us to try and think about how to do something first.
Jun 2022
The lessons and commands covered were comprehensive without being overwhelming; most commands are ones I have used or will very likely use.
Jun 2022
This course exceeded my expectations.
May 2022
Even after being a Linux user for about 3 years, this course was extremely useful for me, enabling me to learn the basics of what I still don't know about Linux.
May 2022
I liked the balance in the content, it was intended to be introductory but included the necessary depth in certain topics and chapters, to provide solid basic instruction on GNU/Linux OS.
May 2022
This is probably THE best intro to the Linux course I have found to date, and I will definitely recommend this to friends and colleagues who are interested in learning or brushing up on Linux. Thank you all very much for creating this stellar course! I really appreciate the effort you all put into this.