Ubuntu Desktop for Beginners: Start Using Linux Today!
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Ubuntu Desktop for Beginners: Start Using Linux Today!

Heard about Linux but not sure how to get started? This is the course for you! Start using Linux TODAY.
4.3 (600 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
4,056 students enrolled
Created by Cody Ray Miller
Last updated 9/2016
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Current price: $65.99 Original price: $94.99 Discount: 31% off
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This course includes
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Install Ubuntu Desktop
  • Create a Virtual Machine with VirtualBox
  • Navigate the Graphical User Interface (GUI)
  • Install Software Applications
  • Run Windows Programs Inside Linux
  • Use the Terminal for Advanced Operations
  • Fix Common Issues in Ubuntu
Requirements
  • Students will need a basic understanding of either Microsoft Windows or Mac OS X, but not both. Only a very basic understanding of either OS is required. No prior experience with or knowledge of Linux is required.
Description

Linux is the fastest growing operating system in the world. Whether you're interested in Ubuntu as an IT professional or just wanting to experiment with a new operating system, you'll love Ubuntu Desktop!

Let's be honest; technical books are boring. Sure, you could learn about Ubuntu Desktop from some long-winded encyclopedia, but why waste all that time?

Udemy's video content delivery system will have you working inside Ubuntu Linux in a matter of minutes!

If you want to increase your IT skills, this course is a great place to start. So, don't be left behind!

Inside, you'll learn how to:

  • Install Ubuntu Desktop
  • Use VirtualBox for installing Linux inside Windows/Mac OS
  • Navigate the Graphical User Interface (GUI)
  • Install programs with Ubuntu Software Center
  • Run Windows programs inside Linux
  • Use the terminal for advanced operations
  • Troubleshoot basic system issues

All course updates are 100% FREE. Buy this course one time and you own it for life. Not only that, but you will also gain lifetime access to me as your personal instructor. Have a question about Ubuntu? Just ask! You, as my student, will always be my #1 priority.

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Who this course is for:
  • This course is designed for complete beginners to Ubuntu, Linux, and VirtualBox.
  • Advanced Ubuntu/Linux users are discouraged from enrolling in this course.
Course content
Expand all 40 lectures 03:23:22
+ Introduction & Installation Guide
10 lectures 45:42
Downloading Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
02:12
Preparing Installation Media for Physical Installs
07:17
Downloading VirtualBox
02:12
Creating a Virtual Machine (VirtualBox Users ONLY)
04:45
Installation
07:53
Installing Guest Additions (VirtualBox Users ONLY)
02:35
VirtualBox Settings
08:00
+ The Basics
11 lectures 50:15
Getting Around in Ubuntu Desktop
06:40
Using the Launcher
03:07
System Settings: Overview
03:47
Development Codenames
04:31
Using the Software Center
05:36
Installing Programs with Debian (.deb) Packages
06:49
Working with Compressed Archives
04:46
Automatic Software Updates
02:46
Keyboard Shortcuts
07:07
Closing Unresponsive Programs with 'xkill'
02:51
+ Multimedia Applications
7 lectures 43:20
Playing DVDs
04:17
PlayOnLinux
03:01
iTunes on Ubuntu?
12:00
iTunes Alternative: 'atunes'
03:27
Banshee Media Player
02:57
Video Editors
07:33
Photoshop & GIMP
10:05
+ Using the Terminal
6 lectures 31:21
Introduction to the Terminal
04:38
Getting Around with the Command Line
05:10
Security Basics (sudo)
08:26
Terminal Options
02:48
An Important Note on Editing the 'hostname' File
02:43
Installing Programs with APT
07:36
+ Fixing Problems & Basic Troubleshooting
6 lectures 32:49
A Quick Thought
02:24
Installing Proprietary Graphics Drivers
04:09
Network Issues
09:47
Additional Resources
04:42
Problems at Boot (GRUB)
06:34