Learn Linux in 5 Days and Level Up Your Career

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Learn Linux in 5 Days and Level Up Your Career

About This Course

Published 7/2014 English Closed captions available

Course Description

JOIN THE OTHER 20,000 SUCCESSFUL STUDENTS WHO HAVE ALREADY TAKEN THIS COURSE

If you want to learn how to use Linux and level up your career but are pressed for time, read on.Hello. My name is Jason Cannon and I’m the author of Linux for Beginners as well as the founder of the Linux Training Academy. When I ask people to tell me what their biggest challenge is to learning Linux, they all say the same thing: Time.

That’s why I’ve created this course. Give me just 45 minutes a day for the next 5 days and I will teach you exactly what you need to know about the Linux operating system. You’ll learn the most important concepts and commands, and I’ll even guide you step-by-step through several practical and real-world examples.

So, if you can spare a few minutes a day and want to learn the ins-and-outs of the Linux Operating System, join me and the other students in this course today.

Free Bonus – How to Install WordPress on Your Very Own Linux System

As an added bonus for enrolling in the Learn Linux in 5 Days video training course, you’ll receive a step-by-step checklist and video that teaches you how to install WordPress on an Ubuntu Linux system. First, you’ll learn what software is required for WordPress to run on a Linux system. Next, you’ll be given the exact commands to type that install all the required software and WordPress.

You’ll learn how to install a web server, how to install a database server, how to create database users, and how to configure WordPress. Before you know it, you’ll have a fully functioning blog on your hands. This is a great way to put your new-found Linux skills to good use. Totally optional, but very cool: If you want to host your blog on the internet on your very own installation of Linux, I’ll show you were you can get hosting for just $5 a month.

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Learn Linux in 5 Days doesn’t make any assumptions about your background or knowledge of Linux. You need no prior knowledge to benefit from this course. You will be guided step by step using a logical and systematic approach. As new concepts, commands, or jargon are encountered they are explained in plain language, making it easy for anyone to understand. Here is what you will learn by taking Learn Linux in 5 Days:

  • How to get access to a Linux server if you don’t already.
  • What a Linux distribution is and which one to choose.
  • What software is needed to connect to Linux from Mac and Windows computers.
  • What SSH is and how to use it.
  • The file system layout of Linux systems and where to find programs, configurations, and documentation.
  • The basic Linux commands you’ll use most often.
  • Creating, renaming, moving, and deleting directories.
  • Listing, reading, creating, editing, copying, and deleting files.
  • Exactly how permissions work and how to decipher the most cryptic Linux permissions with ease.
  • How to use the nano, vi, and emacs editors.
  • Two methods to search for files and directories.
  • How to compare the contents of files.
  • What pipes are, why they are useful, and how to use them.
  • How to compress files to save space and make transferring data easy.
  • How and why to redirect input and output from applications.
  • How to customize your shell prompt.
  • How to be efficient at the command line by using aliases, tab completion, and your shell history.
  • How to schedule and automate jobs using cron.
  • How to switch users and run processes as others.
  • How to find and install software.
  • Unconditional Udemy 30 day money-back guarantee – that’s my personal promise of your success!

What you learn in Learn Linux in 5 Days applies to any Linux environment including Ubuntu, Debian, Linux Mint, RedHat, Fedora, OpenSUSE, Slackware, and more.

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

What are the requirements?

  • A desire to learn.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of this course you will understand the fundamentals of the Linux operating system and be able to apply that knowledge in a practical and useful manner.

What is the target audience?

  • People with limited time.
  • Anyone with a desire to learn about Linux.
  • 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 the Linux operating system.
  • People thinking about a career as a Linux system administrator or engineer, but need the basics first.
  • Researchers, college professors, and college students that will be using Linux servers to conduct research or complete course work.

Curriculum

Section 1: Overview
Course Overview
02:30
Section 2: Day 1
Background and Introduction
06:46
Getting Access to a Linux System
07:41
Installing VirtualBox on Windows
01:28
Installing VirtualBox on Mac
01:11
Installing Linux Using an Image for VirtualBox
04:50
Installing Ubuntu from Scratch
10:24
Getting Connected
11:27
Connect Directly
01:44
Review
00:27
Section 3: Day 2
The Linux Directory Structure
10:02
The Shell
07:35
Basic Linux Commands
05:06
Teach Yourself to Fish
05:56
Working with Directories
08:57
Listing Files and Understanding LS Output
11:45
Quiz 1
11 questions
Section 4: Day 3
File and Directory Permissions Explained – Part One
11:14
File and Directory Permissions Explained – Part Two
09:28
Finding Files and Directories
06:55
View Files and the Nano Editor
05:16
Editing Files in Vi
09:58
Vi Cheat Sheet
1 page
Editing Files with Emacs
05:40
Emacs Cheat Sheet
1 page
Graphical Editors
04:22
Quiz 2
3 questions
Section 5: Day 4
Deleting, Copying, Moving, and Renaming Files
11:08
Wildcards – Part One
05:12
Wildcards – Part Two
07:03
Input, Output, and Redirection
07:46
Comparing Files
04:13
Searching in Files and Using Pipes
09:41
Transferring and Copying Files over the Network
06:35
Customizing the Shell Prompt
05:08
Shell Aliases
03:41
Review
00:27
Quiz 3
5 questions
Section 6: Day 5
Environment Variables
2 pages
Processes and Job Control
11:53
Scheduling Repeated Jobs with Cron
05:50
Switching Users and Running Commands as Others
08:10
Shell History and Tab Completion
13:11
Installing Software
13:33
Quiz 4
5 questions
Conclusion – Congratulations and Thank You!
01:04
Section 7: Addendum – Connecting to a Linux Virtual Machine Over the Network
Connecting to a Linux Virtual Machine Over the Network
11:14
Section 8: Bonus
Bonus – Installing Apache, MySQL, PHP, and WordPress on Ubuntu
09:26
Section 9: Bonus – Slides
Background and Introduction
15 pages
Getting Access
23 pages
Getting Connected
9 pages
Linux Directory Structure
29 pages
Welcome to Shell
20 pages
Basic Linux Commands
7 pages
Getting Help
20 pages
Directories
13 pages
Listing Files
20 pages
Permissions
30 pages
Finding Files
9 pages
Nano
9 pages
Vi
18 pages
Emacs
14 pages
Graphical Editors
5 pages
Managing Files
19 pages
Customizing the Shell Prompt
8 pages
Wildcards
11 pages
I/O Redirection
9 pages
Comparing Files
9 pages
Searching in Files
16 pages
Transferring Files
9 pages
Aliases
9 pages
Switching Users and Sudo
15 pages
Shell History
19 pages
Environment Variables
11 pages
Jobs
13 pages
Cron
12 pages
Installing Software
18 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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