Develop a good working knowledge of Linux using both the graphical interface and command line across the major Linux distribution families.
Introduction to Linux (LFS101)
Linux powers 94% of the world’s supercomputers, most of the servers powering the Internet, the majority of financial trades worldwide and a billion Android devices. In short, Linux is everywhere. It appears in many different architectures, from mainframes to server to desktop to mobile and on a staggeringly wide variety of hardware.
Moreover, 97 percent of hiring managers reported that they will prioritize hiring Linux talent relative to other skills areas in the next six months, and 44 percent of hiring managers saying they’re more likely to hire a candidate with Linux certification.
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. It 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.
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.
Join the 900,000+ students who are already enrolled in this course and start your Linux journey.
What you’ll learn
- A good working knowledge of Linux
- How to navigate through major Linux distributions
- System configurations and graphical interface of Linux
- Basic command line operations
- Common applications of Linux
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
At a Glance
Self-Paced Online (Virtual)
- 60 hours of Course Material
- Hands-on Labs & Assignments
- Video Content
- Discussion Forums
- 14 Weeks of Free Access to Online Course (Audit Mode)
- Optional Paid Certificate of Completion