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Linux Administration Bootcamp: Go from Beginner to Advanced

Learn Red Hat Linux & CentOS: Use the in-demand skills to start a career as a Linux Server Admin or Linux Administrator!
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Jason Cannon
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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.

JOIN THE OTHER 20,000 SUCCESSFUL STUDENTS WHO HAVE ALREADY MASTERED THE LINUX OPERATING SYSTEM WITH ONE OF MY TOP RATED COURSES!

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 Systems 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.

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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!

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This Linux course 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 Linux Bootcamp:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Logical Volume Manager (LVM) – extending disk space without downtime, migrating data from one storage to another, and more.
  • Managing Linux users and groups.
  • Networking concepts that apply to system administration and specifically how to configure Linux network interfaces.
  • How to configure sudo.
  • 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 Linux Bootcamp applies to any Linux environment including CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian, Kali Linux, Linux Mint, RedHat Linux, Fedora, OpenSUSE, Slackware, and more.

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

Overview

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Course Overview

Installing and Connecting to a Linux System

1
Linux Distributions
2
Installing VirtualBox on Windows
3
Installing VirtualBox on Mac
4
Installing CentOS Linux Using an Image for VirtualBox
5
VirtualBox Troubleshooting Tips
6
When to Install Linux from Scratch (Manaully)
7
Installing CentOS from Scratch / CentOS Manual Installation Process
8
Getting Connected
9
Connecting Directly

Linux Fundamentals

1
The Linux Directory Structure
2
The Shell
3
Basic Linux Commands
4
Getting Help at the Command Line
5
Working with Directories
6
Listing Files and Understanding LS Output
7
File and Directory Permissions Explained - Part One
8
File and Directory Permissions Explained - Part Two
9
Finding Files and Directories
10
Viewing Files and the Nano Editor
11
Editing Files in Vi
12
Editing Files with Emacs
13
Graphical Editors
14
Deleting, Copying, Moving, and Renaming Files

Intermediate Linux Skills

1
Wildcards - Part One
2
Wildcards - Part Two
3
Input, Output, and Redirection
4
Comparing Files
5
Searching in Files and Using Pipes
6
Transferring and Copying Files over the Network
7
Customizing the Shell Prompt
8
Shell Aliases
9
Environment Variables
10
Processes and Job Control
11
Scheduling Repeated Jobs with Cron
12
Switching Users and Running Commands as Others
13
Shell History and Tab Completion
14
Installing Software
15
Processes and Jobs

The Linux Boot Process and System Logging

1
The Linux Boot Process
2
The Linux Boot Process - Demo
3
System Logging
4
Quiz: The Linux Boot Process

Disk Management

1
Disk Management - Part One
2
Disk Management - Part Two - Creating Partitions with fdisk
3
Disk Management - Part Three - File Systems
4
Disk Management

LVM - The Logical Volume Manager

1
Introduction to the Logical Volume Manager (LVM)
2
LVM: Layers of Abstraction
3
Creating Physical Volumes (PVs), Volume Groups (VGs), and Logical Volumes (LVs)
4
Extending Volume Groups and Logical Volumes
5
Mirroring Logical Volumes
6
Removing Logical Volumes, Physical Volumes, and Volume Groups
7
Migrating Data from One Storage Device to Another
8
Logical Volume Manager - Summary

User Management

1
Managing Users and Groups - Part One
2
Managing Users and Groups - Part Two
3
User Management

Networking

1
TCP/IP Networking for Linux System Administrators
2
Networking - DNS and hostnames
3
Networking - DHCP, Dynamic and Static Addressing
4
Network Troubleshooting - Part One
5
Network Troubleshooting - Part Two
6
Networking

Advanced Linux Permissions

1
Special Permission Modes - Part One

This lesson covers the special modes of setuid, setgid, and the sticky bit.

2
Special Permission Modes - Part Two

This lesson covers the special modes of setuid, setgid, and the sticky bit.

3
Permissions

Shell Scripting

1
Shell Scripting - Part One
2
Shell Scripting - Part Two
3
Scripting

Advanced Command Line Skills - Command Line Kung Fu

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Tab completion
2
Repeat as Root
3
Rerun a command starting with a string
4
Reuse arguments
5
Strip out comments and blank lines
6
Reuse the last item from the previous command

Extras

1
Connecting to a Linux Virtual Machine Over the Network
2
Installing Apache, MySQL, PHP, and Wordpress on Ubuntu

Summary

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Conclusion - Congratulations and Thank You!

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