Fundamentals of Linux [Video]

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  • Learn important command-line tools and utilities required for Linux
  • Learn basic and advanced command-line concepts
  • Explore how to Install Linux, work with VirtualBox, and install CentOS 7 in VirtualBox.
  • Work with the command-line efficiently, learn how to navigate the Linux filesystem, and work with files.
  • Learn to how to search, create file and user group permissions, and edit files

CentOS is a community-based enterprise class operating system focused on delivering a robust open source ecosystem. IT offers a consistent manageable platform that suits a wide variety of deployments. For open source communities, it offers a solid, predictable base to build upon, along with extensive resources to build, test, release, and maintain their code. Linux is a Unix-like computer operating system assembled under the model of free and open-source software development and distribution. In this course you will work through all the basic Linux and command-line concepts. You will start with how to install Linux and then learn the concepts of virtualization, how to work with VirtualBox, install CentOS 7 in VirtualBox, and connect to your VM through SSH. Then you will learn about the command-line, how to work efficiently with the shell, navigating the Linux filesystem, and creating and deleting dot files and dot directories. Then you will learn about creating user permissions and group permissions and viewing and editing files. Then you will learn what every sysadmin needs to know about the command-line, master additional programs bash shell scripts, and learn how to automate scripts. Finally you will explore more advanced command-line concepts, troubleshooting, and understanding ACL.

This course explains and teaches all the important command-line tools and utilities, using very easy to understand, real-world examples to follow along with—in short, you'll learn everything you really need to know about Linux when starting out from scratch as a new system administrator or for any other reason.

Style and Approach

In a step-by-step manner, this video will be a practical reference. It provides in-depth and comprehensive information on CentOS 7 and its new features. It also teaches all the important command-line tools and utilities with very easy to understand and real-world examples for the viewer to follow.

  • Delve into the fundamentals of Linux and learn important command-line tools and utilities.
  • Practical, real-world examples that will help you get acquainted with the fundamentals of Linux
  • Explore important Linux learning concepts such as virtualization, the command-line, bash shell scripts, and troubleshooting.
Course Length 5 hours 29 minutes
ISBN 9781788293945
Date Of Publication 29 Jun 2017


Oliver Pelz

Oliver Pelz has more than 10 years' experience as a software developer and system administrator. He graduated with a diploma degree in bioinformatics and is currently working at the German Cancer Research Center in Heidelberg, where he has authored and co-authored several scientific publications in the field of bioinformatics. He loves coding and riding his mountain bike in the Black Forest of Germany. He develops web applications and biological databases for his department and scientists all over the world and administers a division-wide Linux-based datacenter.