Build a free and complete Linux learning environment
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Build a free and complete Linux learning environment

A step-by-step guide to building a complete Linux learning lab
4.7 (28 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,602 students enrolled
Created by Alexandru Marin
Last updated 1/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • You will learn to install VirtualBox on Windows, OS X and Linux
  • You will learn to install Ubuntu Desktop, Debian Server and CentOS Server
  • You will learn to configure and differentiate between a NAT and Bridge Internet connection in VirtualBox
  • You will learn to configure and use a remote management terminal
  • You will learn to configure inter-server connectivity
  • You will have a complete Linux learning Lab for your Linux learning journey
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Requirements
  • A PC with Windows/Mac OS X or Linux installed
  • Basic computer skills
  • Internet connection
Description

The Build a free and complete Linux learning environment course is designed for Linux beginners who need a practice environment and intermediate users who want to study more advanced topics.

In this course we will:

  • Install VirtualBox on Windows, OS X and Linux. In the process you will get familiar with terms like Host OS and Guest OS.
  • Install Debian Server, CentOS Server and Ubuntu Desktop. You will learn to install the most adopted Linux distributions in the word.
  • Configure the Internet connection for all Guest Operating Systems. You will learn both the VirtualBox configuration part and the Linux configuration part. You will understand the difference between a NAT and a Bridged connection.
  • Configure the management interfaces for Debian and CentOS. You will learn how to access the machine via a separate terminal session, get familiar with Putty and SSH.
  • Configure a new interface for every machine so you can communicate from any Guest OS to any Guest. In the process you will learn about Linux network configuration files.

You will find attached files with all download links and all settings used in the Virtual Machines.

The Lab should be up&running in about 6 hours, including download and OS install time.

By the end of the course you will have a complete Linux Lab and new Linux skills!

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is intended for Linux beginners who need a learning environment for their studies and Linux users with intermediate experience who need a learning environment to study advanced client - server or security topics
  • This course is NOT intended for experienced Linux Administrators
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Curriculum For This Course
27 Lectures
02:00:39
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Getting Started
2 Lectures 05:54

Allow me to introduce myself.

Preview 02:11

Find out your current OS Architecture so you know what version of VirtualBox to install later.

Preview 03:43
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Install VirtualBox
4 Lectures 12:32

Get familiar with terms in VirtualBox.

Preview 01:58

Install VirtualBox in the Windows Operating System.

Install VirtualBox in Windows
02:40

Install VirtualBox in the OS X Operating System.

Install VirtualBox in OS X
03:07

Install VirtualBox in the Linux Operating System.

Install VirtualBox in Linux
04:47
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Install the Virtual Machines
4 Lectures 35:36

Overview of Linux distributions.

Preview 02:42

Install the Ubuntu Linux distribution in VirtualBox.

Install Ubuntu
10:37

Install the Debian Linux distribution in VirtualBox.

Install Debian
14:44

Install the CentOS Linux distribution in VirtualBox.

Install CentOS
07:33
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Configure the Internet connection
4 Lectures 10:19

Explore the two main Internet connection types.

Preview 02:04

Configure the Internet connection for Ubuntu both in NAT and Bridge mode.

Configure the Internet connection for Ubuntu
03:21

Configure the Internet connection for Debian both in NAT and Bridge mode.

Configure the Internet connection for Debian
02:31

Configure the Internet connection for CentOS both in NAT and Bridge mode.

Configure the Internet connection for CentOS
02:23
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Configure the management interfaces
4 Lectures 11:12

Overview of why we need remote access from a separate terminal.

Configure management
03:10

Configure the management interface for Debian.

Configure management for Debian
05:06

Configure the management interface for CentOS.

Configure management for CentOS
01:42

SSH access when Linux or OS X is the host operating system.

Management for OS X and Linux host OS
01:14
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Interconnecting the Virtual Machines
4 Lectures 16:37

Overview of VM to VM connectivity benefits.

Interconnecting the Virtual Machines
01:36

Configure Ubuntu for VM to VM connectivity.

Interconnect Ubuntu
04:13

Configure Debian for VM to Vm connectivity.

Interconnect Debian
03:25

Configure CentOS for VM to VM connectivity.

Interconnect CentOS
07:23
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Course summary
1 Lecture 03:51

Overview of what we have accomplished.

Course summary
03:51
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Bonus - Basic Linux concepts and administration
4 Lectures 24:38

Shell vs Terminal
05:39


Help in BASH
06:35
About the Instructor
Alexandru Marin
4.7 Average rating
28 Reviews
1,602 Students
1 Course
Technology Security Consultant

   I am a Security Consultant for a major Mobile Operator in Bucharest, Romania.
   I worked as a Core Packet Switch Engineer, Network Engineer and Linux Administrator.
   I also teach CCNA R&S and Linux LPI 1 courses at a major Cisco Gold Partner Academy.
   The positions I occupied allowed me to work with Routers, Switches, Firewalls, Load-balancers, Gateway GPRS Support Nodes, Serving GPRS Support Nodes, Packet Data Network Gateways and Serving Gateways and interact with different vendors like Cisco, Juniper, F5, Citrix, Infoblox and Huawei.
   My certifications include:
CCNA Routing and Switching
CCNA Security
CCDA
CCNP
CCAI
JNCIA
JNCIS Security
LPIC 1