The Ubuntu Linux Desktop User Guide
What you'll learn
- Install Ubuntu Linux in Virtualbox and manage virtual machines
- Become proficient navigating Ubuntu desktop interface
- Managing files and directories using Ubuntu file manager
- Customize Ubuntu desktop interface
- Install Desktop and icon themes
- Update, upgrade, installing and removing packages
- Start applications automatically after login
- Setting default applications
- File and folder permission, sorting and searching files
- Internet and communication using the browser and email client
- Understanding ip configuration in Ubuntu
- Connecting to the network using WIFI and ethernet
- Testing network connectivity (ping, tracerout)
- Connecting to remote network share
- Securing the computer with firewall (gufw)
- User management (adding, removing users)
- Storage management (adding and removing disk)
- Mounting media
- Installing printers and printing documents
- Productivity with LibreOffice: learn how to create word documents, spread sheets and presentations
- Multimedia: play videos, music and manage your photos
- Create periodic backups
- Webcam with cheese
- Record your desktop
- Monitor system resources (cpu, ram, network, storage)
- Learn the basics of bash (Linux commands)
- Create and run bash scripts
- No experience required.
- No previous Ubuntu or Linux experience required
I created this course, so students can learn from the amazing world of Ubuntu Linux. In this course you will learn, not only how to do things using the Graphical Interface, but also the Linux Bash.
You will learn how to install and configure Ubuntu Desktop 21.10. Also you will learn the basics of virtualization with Virtualbox. In addition, you will learn how to perform post-installation task like: connecting to the WIFI network, updating packages, installation drivers. Become familiar with the Ubuntu Gnome interface. Setup default application and startup applications. This course contains a whole section on how to customize the default Ubuntu interface. Learn how to navigate the file system and manage files and directories. Navigate the Web with Firefox and email communication with Thunderbird.
You will gain experience in Linux Networking as there's a full section dedicated to network communication. Learn how to add storage devices, partition and format using disk app. Manage Users. Perform backup and restore lost data to your hard drive. And learn how to monitor system resources.
Finally, The key to learning Ubuntu and Linux in general is to practice what you learn. I strongly advise you to watch the videos and follow by doing in your computer. Also, take the practice quiz at the end of each section.
Who this course is for:
- This course is intended for all levels, but especially for beginners and intermediate users
George is a Linux and Windows Systems Administrator with over 15 years of experience. He worked for the School System providing System and Network Administration. He's been involved in deploying large computer network.
He has used the power of Linux to provide Web Services and application in a production environment, and use Linux bash scripting to automate day to day operation of the servers.
He enjoys teaching Information Technology topics like Linux, Networking, Bash Scripting and programming. He holds several professional certifications in the field of Information Technology.
He also has experience as a Software Developer as he has build several Web and Android applications.