Learning Linux Mint

A step-by-step introduction to one of the most popular Linux distributions available with GUI and command line tips.
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  • Lectures 38
  • Contents Video: 3.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 1/2015 English

Course Description

Are you new to Linux and looking to learn the ropes? In this course, Daryl Wood goes hands-on with the powerful open-source Mint distribution, exploring both GUI and command line approaches. This course is designed for the absolute beginner, meaning no experience with Linux is required.

You will start with an overview of Linux Mint, looking at the Mint menu and panel, then jump into learning about file management. From there, Daryl will teach you about navigating and permissions, as well as text editing and appearance and system settings, such as themes, backgrounds, preferences, and hardware. Finally, this video tutorial will cover advanced topics, including the disks application, disk management, networking, and system logs, monitoring, and backup.

What are the requirements?

  • no prior experience needed

What am I going to get from this course?

  • utilize Linux Mint with graphical tools for basic computer customization and use.
  • perform Linux command line operations and file navigation.
  • perform user account management and system maintenance tasks within Linux Mint.

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone wanting an easy introduction to Linux generally, or Mint specifically

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
Introduction And Course Overview
Preview
02:15
Section 2: Getting Started
Installation And System Requirements
Preview
02:19
Creating Bootable Media - Windows
Preview
03:40
Creating Bootable Media - Mac
Preview
02:51
Installing And Booting Linux Mint
06:48
Section 3: Overview Of Linux Mint
The Mint Menu
07:47
The Mint Panel - Part 1
06:28
The Mint Panel - Part 2
06:20
The Desktop Context Menu
08:40
Installing New Software
03:25
Multiple Workspaces
04:10
Section 4: File Management
Working With The Nemo File Management Utility
10:22
The Mint File System And Directory Tree
05:24
The Root User
04:13
Section 5: Navigating And Permissions
Command Shell Primer And Navigating The File System
08:21
Directory And File Operations
08:35
Search Operations
06:20
Permissions - Part 1
07:04
Permissions - Part 2
04:05
Section 6: Text Editing
Text Editing - Part 1
06:50
Text Editing - Part 2
04:53
Section 7: Appearance And System Settings
Appearance - Themes
05:06
Appearance - Backgrounds
01:50
Appearance - Effects And Fonts
06:12
System Preferences - Part 1
08:57
System Preferences - Part 2
09:05
System Hardware - Part 1
08:33
System Hardware - Part 2
05:36
Section 8: Advanced Topics
Logins, Device Drivers, Software Sources, Users And Groups
09:26
Disks And Usage - The Disks Application
03:32
Disk Management - Disk Usage Analyzer
03:58
Disk Management - GParted Partition Editor
06:20
Network Adapters And Configuration
04:57
Networking - Samba Networking Server
05:29
Software Package Updates
02:56
Operating System Upgrade
06:52
System Logs, Monitoring And Backup
07:06
Section 9: Conclusion
Wrap-Up And Further Resources
01:16

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