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Complete Linux Training Course to Get Your Dream IT Job 2019

Linux is the number ONE operating system for the Corporate world.

If you want to start your career in Linux and have little or no knowledge of Linux then I can help. In this course you will learn Linux installation, configuration, administration, troubleshooting, command line, OS tools and much more... I have also included Resume and Interview workshop that will definitely help you get your dream IT job.

In addition to the lectures there will be quizzes, homework and hand-out material just like a live classroom training

I have been teaching this exact course in a classroom environment in New York City. Please note 80% of my students who took this course got the job in Linux within months. Imagine those who take my course only to level up their career, how productive this training can be for them

Following is the list of topics I will cover in this course:

Module 1 – Understanding Linux Concepts

  • What is Linux?

  • Everyday use of Linux

  • Unix vs. Linux

  • Quiz, Homework and Handouts

Module 2 – Download, Install and Configure

  • What is Oracle Virtual Box?

  • Downloading and Installing Oracle Virtual Box

  • Creating virtual machine

  • Linux Distributions

  • Different way to install Linux

  • Downloading and Installing Linux (CentOS)

  • Redhat Linux installation (Optional)

  • Linux Desktop (GUI)

  • Virtual Machine Management

  • Linux vs. Windows

  • Who Uses Linux?

  • Quiz, Homework and Handouts

Module 3 – System Access and File System

  • Accessing Linux system

  • Download and install Putty

  • Connect Linux VM via Putty

  • Important Things to Remember in Linux

  • Introduction to File System

  • File system structure description

  • File system navigation commands

  • File System Paths

  • Directory listing overview

  • Creating Files and Directories

  • Finding Files and Directories (find, locate)

  • Changing Password

  • Wildcard (*, $, ^)

  • Combining and Splitting Files (cat and cut)

  • Soft and Hard Links (ln)

  • Quiz, Homework and Handouts

Module 4 – Linux Fundamentals

  • Commands Syntax

  • File Permissions (chmod)

  • File Ownership (chown, chgrp)

  • Getting Help (man, whatis etc.)

  • TAB completion and up arrow keys

  • Adding text to file

  • Pipes ( | )

  • File Maintenance Commands

  • File Display Commands

  • Filters / Text Processing Commands (cut, sort, grep, awk, uniq, wc)

  • Compare Files (diff, cmp)

  • Compress and Un-compress files/directories (tar, gzip, gunzip)

  • Combining and Splitting Files

  • Linux vs. Windows Commands

  • Quiz, Homework and Handouts

Module 5 – System Administration

  • Linux File Editors (vi text editor)

  • sed Command

  • User account management

  • Switch users and Sudo access

  • Monitor users

  • Talking to users (users, wall, write)

  • Linux Directory Service - Account Authentication

  • Difference between Active Directory

  • System utility commands (date, uptime, hostname, which, cal, bc etc.)

  • Processes and schedules (systemctl, ps, top, kill, crontab and at)

  • Process Management

  • System Monitoring Commands (top, df, dmesg, iostat 1, netstat, free etc.)

  • OS Maintenance Commands (shutdown, reboot, halt, init etc.)

  • Changing System Hostname (hostnamectl)

  • Finding System Information (uname, cat /etc/redhat-release, cat /etc/*rel*, dmidecode)

  • System Architecture (arch)

  • Terminal control keys

  • Terminal Commands (clear, exit, script)

  • Recover root Password (single user mode)

  • SOS Report

  • Quiz, Homework and Handouts

Module 6 – Shell Scripting

  • Linux Kernel

  • What is a Shell?

  • Types of Shells

  • Shell scripting

  • Basic Shell scripts

  • If-then scripts

  • For loop scripts

  • do-while scripts

  • Case statement scripts

  • Aliases

  • Shell History

  • Command history

Module 7 – Networking, Servers and System Updates

  • Enabling internet in Linux VM

  • Network Components

  • Network files and commands (ping, ifconfig, netstat, tcpdump, networking config files)

  • NIC Information (ethtool)

  • NIC or Port Bonding

  • Downloading Files or Apps (wget)

  • curl and ping Commands

  • File Transfer Commands

  • System updates and repositories (rpm and yum)

  • System Upgrade/Patch Management

  • Create Local Repository from CD/DVD

  • Advance Package Management

  • SSH and Telnet

  • DNS

  • Hostname and IP Lookup (nslookup and dig)

  • NTP

  • chronyd (Newer version of NTP)

  • Sendmail

  • Apache Web Server (http)

  • Central Logger (rsyslogd)

  • Securing Linux Machine (OS Hardening)

  • OpenLDAP Installation

  • Quiz, Homework and Handouts

Module 8 – Disk Management and Run Levels

  • System run levels

  • Linux Boot Process

  • Message of the Day

  • Disk partition (df, fdisk, etc.)

  • Storage

  • Logical Volume Management (LVM)

  • LVM Configuration during Installation

  • Add Disk and Create Standard Partition

  • Add Disk and Create LVM Partition

  • LVM Configuration during Installation

  • Add Virtual Disk and Create New LVM Partition (pvcreate, vgcreate, lvcreate,)

  • Extend Disk using LVM

  • Adding Swap Space

  • RAID

  • Quiz, Homework and Handouts

Module 9 – All About Resume

  • Resume workshop

  • Cover Letter

  • Linux job description or duties

  • Exposure to Other Technologies

  • Homework and Handouts

Module 10 – All About Interview

  • IT Components

  • IT Job Statistics

  • Linus Around Us

  • Linux Operating System Jobs

  • IT Management Jobs

  • Post Resume and What to Expect

  • Interview workshop

  • Redhat Certifications ()

  • Join Linux Community

  • 200+ interview questions

  • Homework

Course Recap

  • Commands We Have Learned

  • Don't Give up

  • Congratulations

  • Recap - Handouts

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Length 23 hours
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Cost $13
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Instructor Imran Afzal
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Subjects IT & Networking
Tags Operating Systems IT & Software

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Really it's useful for real world and for beginner's as well.

Poor examples not connected with real world tasks.

This course is very interesting for me because for each module I learn new things I found it provided a real world practical flavor on top of the course material making it easier to understand what IT administration is about.

The material presented is good and applicable to the real world.

Since he is experienced in this bussines, i am sure it wont be hard for him to create a scenario like this maybe more detailed, to help us understanding what might that job looks like in the real world and PRACTICE the stuff we learnd in parralel to real actions.

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An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile.

Field System Engineers (Linux) $65k

SAN & Linux System Administrator $69k

Unix/Linux System Admin $72k

Linux System Administrator - BIIS, IT $72k

Linux System Support $76k

Owner Linux System Administrator $77k

Junior Linux System Administrator 3 $87k

Linux System Engineer Contractor $96k

Linux System Admin $99k

SCO/Linux System Analyst $101k

Linux System Engineer 3 $172k

Distinguished Linux System Administrator $189k

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Rating 4.6 based on 417 ratings
Length 23 hours
Starts On Demand (Start anytime)
Cost $13
From Udemy
Instructor Imran Afzal
Download Videos Only via the Udemy mobile app
Language English
Subjects IT & Networking
Tags Operating Systems IT & Software

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