Learn Linux Administration and Supercharge Your Career

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Learn Linux Administration and Supercharge Your Career

Course Description

If you want to learn Linux system administration and supercharge your career, read on.

Hello. My name is Jason Cannon and I’m the author of Linux for Beginners, the founder of the Linux Training Academy, and an instructor to thousands of satisfied students. I started my IT career in the late 1990’s as a Unix and Linux System Engineer and I’ll be sharing my real-world Linux experience with you throughout this course.

By the end of this course you will fully understand the most important and fundamental concepts of Linux server administration. More importantly, you will be able to put those concepts to use in practical real-world situations. You’ll be able to configure, maintain, and support a variety of Linux systems. You can even use the skills you learned to become a Linux System Engineer or Linux System Administrator.

What People Are Saying About Jason and his Courses:

“Excellent course on Linux! It is the best way to get started using Linux that I have come across.” –Chris Bischoff, Udemy student

“This class was a great review of the 2 Linux classes I took in school. I learned plenty of new stuff and got a great refresher on things I haven’t used in some time. I did well on my interview and got the job I was looking for. Thanks!” –Alan Derrick, Udemy student

“This was a great course! Learned a lot from it!” –Ricardo José Crosara Junior, Udemy student

“Excellent starter course. Very good and complete guide to get you started on working on Linux.” –Brian Mulder, Udemy student

“Great course! Easy to understand for beginners and a great refresher for experienced users!” –Spencer Ball, Udemy student

“Very well laid out course. Thanks Jason!” –Eric Etheredge, Udemy student

“Love it… it’s absolutely one of the best courses I’ve taken here on Udemy.” –Idriss N, Udemy student

“Awesome Course! Another great one. Thanks Jason!” –John Wilmont, Udemy student

“Excellent Course! Having come from a moderate understanding of Linux, this course has given me a deeper and more streamlined understanding of Linux. Definitely worth the money.” –Armando Cabrera, Udemy student

“Fantastic course and very beautifully explained.” –S John, Udemy student

“Great course, great instructor. I enjoyed every minute of it. I recommend this course 100%.” –Alfredo, Udemy student

“I am lovin’ it. Nice way to begin one’s journey into Linux.” –Rohit Gupta, Udemy student


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
Unconditional Udemy 30 day money-back guarantee – that’s my personal promise of your success!
What you learn in course applies to any Linux environment including Ubuntu, Debian, Linux Mint, RedHat, CentOS, Fedora, OpenSUSE, Slackware, and more.


Free Bonus #1 – Video Demonstrations from my Command Line Kung-Fu book.

In this series of videos I’ll be sharing with you some of my favorite Linux command line tricks. These tips will make your life easier at the command line, speed up your work flow, and make you feel like a certified Linux command line Ninja! If you want to see the pages of Command Line Kung-Fu come to life, then you have to watch these videos!

Free Bonus #2 – PDFs of All the Material Covered

As an added bonus for enrolling in this Linux Administration video training course, you’ll receive access to all the slides used in the lessons. You can download them and refer to them when you want to jog your memory or double-check your work.

Enroll now and start learning the skills you need to level up your career!

What are the requirements?
A basic understanding of the Linux operating system. Please consider taking “Learn Linux in 5 Days” before taking this course.
What am I going to get from this course?
By the end of this course you will understand the fundamentals of the Linux system administration and be able to apply that knowledge in a practical and useful manner.
What is the target audience?
Anyone with a desire to learn about Linux or Linux system administration.
People that have Linux experience, but would like to learn about the Linux command line interface.
Existing Linux users that want to become power users.
People that need Linux knowledge for a personal or business project like hosting a website on a Linux server.
Professionals that need to learn Linux to become more effective at work. Helpdesk staff, application support engineers, and application developers that are required to use, manage, or support the Linux operating system.
People thinking about a career as a Linux system administrator or engineer.
Researchers, college professors, and college students that will be using Linux servers to conduct research or complete course work.


Course Overview
Section 1: The Linux Boot Process and System Logging
The Linux Boot Process
The Linux Boot Process – Demo
System Logging
The Linux Boot Process
7 questions
Section 2: Disk Management
Disk Management – Part I
Disk Management – Part II – Creating partitions with fdisk
Disk Management – Part III – File Systems
Disk Management
8 questions
Section 3: User Management
Managing Users and Groups, Part One
Managing Users and Groups, Part Two
Switching Users, Running Commands as Others, and sudo
User Management
7 questions
Section 4: Networking
TCP/IP Networking for Linux System Administrators
Networking – DNS and hostnames
Networking – DHCP, Dynamic and Static Addressing
Network Troubleshooting, Part I
Network Troubleshooting, Part II
9 questions
Section 5: Managing Processes and Jobs
Processes and Job Control
Scheduling Jobs with Cron
Processes and Jobs
4 questions
Section 6: Linux Permissions
File and Directory Permissions, Part One
File and Directory Permissions, Part Two
Special Permission Modes, Part I
Special Permission Modes, Part II
7 questions
Section 7: Managing Software
Installing Software
Section 8: Viewing and Editing Files
Viewing Files and the Nano Editor
The vi editor
Vi Cheat Sheet
1 page
Emacs Cheat Sheet
1 page
Graphical editors
Section 9: Shell Scripting
Shell Scripting, Part One
Shell Scripting, Part Two
5 questions
Section 10: Summary
Conclusion – Congratulations and Thank You!
Section 11: Bonus – Command Line Kung Fu
Tab completion
Repeat as Root
Rerun a command starting with a string
Reuse arguments
Strip out comments and blank lines
Reuse the last item from the previous command
Section 12: Bonus – Slides
17 pages
System Logging
21 pages
Disk Management
33 pages
29 pages
Network Troubleshooting
15 pages
TCP/IP Networking
11 pages
Processes and Job Control
13 pages
12 pages
24 pages
Managing Users and Groups
38 pages
18 pages
Switching Users and the sudo Command
15 pages
Shell Scripting
46 pages
9 pages
14 pages
Graphical Editors
5 pages

Instructor Biography
Jason Cannon, Professional system administrator, consultant, and author.
Jason started his career as a Unix and Linux System Engineer in 1999. Since that time he has utilized his Linux skills at companies such as Xerox, UPS, Hewlett-Packard, and Amazon.com. Additionally, he has acted as a technical consultant and independent contractor for small businesses and Fortune 500 companies.

Jason has professional experience with CentOS, RedHat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, and Ubuntu. He has used several Linux distributions on personal projects including Debian, Slackware, CrunchBang, and others. In addition to Linux, Jason has experience supporting proprietary Unix operating systems including AIX, HP-UX, and Solaris.

He enjoys teaching others how to use and exploit the power of the Linux operating system. He is also the author of the books “Linux for Beginners” and “Command Line Kung Fu.”

Course Features

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