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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.

Course Rating
4.6/5 Stars
Who Is It For

This Introduction to Linux 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 Introduction to Linux 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

Sep 2023
It gave a good and suitable overview of the Linux system. Good exercises. In particular, I was very pleased with the bash lessons. I have the courage to go ahead with a Python lesson. Thanks for a good course.
Sep 2023
I really enjoyed the Try-It-Yourself parts of the course, as well as the chapters on scripting. As an IT engineer who didn't have prior knowledge regarding Linux distributions, this gave me the basic introductory knowledge I needed, and the tools to learn more commands myself using man and documentations on the internet.
Sep 2023
This is an incredibly well rounded course on Linux! Kudos to all the people involved, who created extremely useful and relevant videos/content around all aspects of a Linux system.
Apr 2023
As a homeless veteran with limited skill and help, this course has been amazing. I plan to take all the LFCA courses and hopefully get certified. Thank you so much.
Apr 2023
I feel like I have a much greater understanding of Linux than ever before. I've "played" with Linux for years, but now I feel like I can do things with it.