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Linux Administration Bootcamp

Go from Beginner to Advanced

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.

Free Bonus - Video Demonstrations from my best-selling book, Command Line Kung-Fu.

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.

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.

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Rating 4.4 based on 1,344 ratings
Length 8 hours
Starts On Demand (Start anytime)
Cost $10
From Udemy
Instructor Jason Cannon
Download Videos Only via the Udemy mobile app
Language English
Subjects IT & Networking
Tags Operating Systems IT & Software

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so far so in 33 reviews

so far so good .

The instructor is very clear and so far so good thumbsup This guy is a good teacher.

Yes so far so good clear concise and goes at a reasonable pace I read Mr.Cannon's books as well and I think he bring clarity for me expressing himself and breaking complex topics down to bite size learning for any level... Great teacher.

Way better than CBT Nuggets This is my 3rd course in and so far so good.

so far so good The course is good for beginners, concepts and important details to the Linux Operating system is well explained.

so far so good thanks clear English speaking can only get 320 resolution over a 21MB DSL connection?

So far so good!

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step by step in 25 reviews

thanks for step by step instructions.

When you do need more information his videos show you step by step everything you need to know.

Yes, it is nice to finally have someone walk through step by step on how to get started.

Great job Add language to the courses In the beginning it guides you step by step in an interactive format.

Very simple step by step instructions This course is exellent for beginners.

He didnt told about CENT OS where to get this skipped all the setup videos, course seems to start 6 or 7 videos in good Too remedial I am a beginner and i Really liked the way he was explaining step by step.

Very good yes, so far the course is very good Amazingly patient.One of the few teachers to really take the time to make step by step setups/configurations.

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highly recommend in 20 reviews

I highly recommend it if you want to move your Linux skills from beginner to intermediate.

I would highly recommend this course!

I highly recommend anyone this course to get the basics down pack.

I highly recommend this course to anyone wanting to go from beginner to Advanced.

A very good course, I highly recommend it.

Highly recommended!

I highly recommend it for anyone who wants to learn Linux administration.

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till now in 13 reviews

Was good so far and hope it will take me to the point where I want excellent work done It's just amazing, all the points discussed till now are so clear to me.

Till now it was good let's see how it goes till end its very interesting but moved faster and but not allow for notes to be taken Great work!

Till now everything is very clear and well explained So far so good g It was usefull Great course, could do with more quizes and assignments.

I'm learning at a institute and simultaneously going through the course to understand Linux more vividly and clearly and uptill now the experience has been very good.

A++++++++++++++++ TILL NOW THIS IS VERY GOOD AND UNDERSTANDABLE Good review Instruction is very clear and provides good examples.

Comprehensive till now, suitable for my needs.

I can understand everything till now.

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command line in 9 reviews

I feel comfortable using the command line and navigating the file system, editing files ad permissions.

I already use Linux but the details of working with scripts and command line is one of the foundations for using linux and I needed that the most.

The lessons start with a comprehensive description of the content and are followed by live examples executed at the command line.

In my opinion, this course gives you an excellent grounding in Linux so that you're prepared to move on to other tutorials/concepts with a firm understanding of the fundamentals (and his command line Kung Fu really speeds up your terminal skills!).

command line editors) Very informative course, was very at ease in understatnding the topics.

Good course to take for learning the basics of command line.

Name of course is misleading for this was the basics of command line not an administration bootcamp.

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straight forward in 8 reviews

You are very straight forward, clear, and honestly good to hear when it comes to your explanation of Linux so far.

Straight forward and detailed.

He uses very easy and straight forward wording to explain and clear the concepts.

I think the course is great, well put together Instructor covered material that provided the user knowledge of critical processes in a simple and straight forward manner.

Another thing is having some practical scenario based quiz rather then straight forward questions.

Simple and straight forward instructions with screens shot that allow me to follow and carry out task without hassles Easy to follow, clear explanations at a manageable pace.

El curso puede ser más explícito y completo hasta donde va Fairly rudimentary knowledge at this point - I have minimal exposure to Linux i find the information very useful and straight forward.

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Rating 4.4 based on 1,344 ratings
Length 8 hours
Starts On Demand (Start anytime)
Cost $10
From Udemy
Instructor Jason Cannon
Download Videos Only via the Udemy mobile app
Language English
Subjects IT & Networking
Tags Operating Systems IT & Software

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