Linux Terminal for beginners
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Linux Terminal for beginners

Learn Linux and Supercharge Your IT Career
4.0 (57 ratings)
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Created by Frank Anemaet
Last updated 4/2017
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  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Use the Linux Command Line
  • Control the Linux File System
  • Manipulate Data from the Shell
  • Control Processes
  • Control System Users
  • Install Software from the Terminal
  • Connect to the Internet
  • A few tricks
  • Start a Computer with Windows, Mac or Linux installed

Linux is the fastest growing operating system in the world, it is at heart of the Internet and computing. Learn the basic Linux commands you need to succeed 

If you are in IT, you are really missing out if you don't learn the Linux terminal. Billions of servers, embedded systems and super computers use Linux. So, don't be left behind!

At the end of this course, you will be able to use Linux Terminal Commands.

All course updates are 100% FREE. Buy this course once and own it for life. You will have Linux support: You can ask me direct questions.

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Who this course is for:
  • Network and System Administrators
  • Software Developers
  • Programmers
  • IT Support
  • Computer Science and Engineering
Course content
Expand all 40 lectures 01:03:46
+ Starting Linux
5 lectures 14:28

Linux Commands Course Overview. Learn Linux and see whats inside this course.

This course is about the linux operating system. You will learn what linux is, about the linux kernel, about linux distros and commands for any linux system.

It includes chapters on: linux system, file system, text editing, processes, network and internet, user management and some tricks. After taking this course you'll be able to control a linux system through the terminal.

Preview 01:18

What is Linux? In this lecture you will learn about linux operating system and the linux kernel.

What is Linux

An overview of methods to run a Linux system, including: web, live cd, virtualbox and android.

Overview: Start a Linux system

linux online, linux web? In this lecture we'll show you some ways to run a linux operating system.

Preview 01:01

install the ubuntu linux operating system (optional)

Preview 08:15
Quiz: Introduction
2 questions
+ File Management
11 lectures 17:18

On any Linux system, you can navigate through the file system. In this lecture we'll introduce you to the file system. 

Preview 00:26

Learn how to change the directory on a linux system.

Change directory

Learn how to show files in a the directory on a linux system.

List files and folders

We'll introduce you to the file command in this lecture.


Directories can be created inside a terminal. In this practical demonstration you will learn how do that on linux.

Create new directory

Delete files from the linux file system.

Deleting files and folders

Show file contents using the cat command.

Show file contents

Copying files in the terminal, from source to destination.

Copy files

Renaming files on Linux.

Rename files

The du command on linux.

Disk Use

Find a file on the Linux system.

Searching for a file
Quiz: File Systems
5 questions
+ Text Fu
7 lectures 10:10

The redirect operator, its use and demonstration.

Redirect operator

Demonstration of the pipe operator on a linux system.

Pipe operator

Environment variables can assist in command usage. In this lecture you will see an example.

Environment variables

When dealing with large files or big data, a normal text editor is not always sufficient. In this lecture you will learn how to show data inside large files. 

Head and Tail



The nano text editor is often installed on linux systems. This is a text-based editor and we'll demonstrate how to use it.


Emacs is another popular text editor. You'll learn the basics of emacs in this lecture.

Quiz: Text Fu
3 questions
+ Process Management
3 lectures 05:43

The ps command can list all running processes on a linux system. This video you'll see a demonstration of the ps command.

Show processes

Learn about an alternative interface to ps, which is easier to manage. 

Process Management with TUI

Learn how to stop unresponsive programs with one command.

Terminate unresponsive programs
Quiz: Processes
3 questions
+ Network and Internet
2 lectures 02:08
Network devices and connectivity
Wireless networks
Quiz: Networking
2 questions
+ Package management
5 lectures 06:47

Learn how to install new software on a Debian or Ubuntu based Linux system.

Apt-get (Debian and Ubuntu Linux)

Learn how to work with zip files on linux.

Zip and unzip

Learn how to create a tar archive (alternative to zip)

Create a tar archive

Learn how to create a compressed tar file.

Create a tar.gz archive

Learn how to extract tar and tar.gz files.

Extract tar and tar.gz archives
Quiz: Packages
2 questions
+ User Management
3 lectures 03:03

Learn how to add new users to the system.

Add user

Learn how to change a linux password.

Change your password

Learn how to become administrator.

Super Powers
Quiz: Users
3 questions
+ Bonus: Tricks
4 lectures 04:09

Learn how to show system information.

Show system information

Show commands that were typed in the command line.

Show previous commands

Using bash scripting you will learn how to automate command line tasks on linux.

Bash Scripting