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If you ever wanted to try Linux, but were afraid you wouldn't be able to use your favorite software, programs, or applications, take this course.
If you have applications that you rely on every day, you want to be sure those applications or equivalent ones are available on Linux before you invest any time learning about it.
In this course you will be introduced to some of the most popular applications available for Linux. These applications allow you to browse the web, watch movies, listen to music, create presentations, and more. If you are curious about what Linux has to offer, enroll in this course today.
Bonus Video - Learn How to Install Ubuntu Linux without Overwriting Your Current OS or Losing Any Data
If you don’t have dedicated hardware to run Linux, that’s totally fine. There’s no need to buy another computer or wipe your current one just so you can take Linux out for a test drive. Using this bonus video, you will learn how to install virtualization software so you can run Linux on your current system without having to delete your current operating system or lose any of your precious data. Don’t worry — the virtualization software works on both Windows and Mac computers.
You’ll also be guided step-by-step through an installation of Ubuntu. Along the way you’ll learn the differences between installing Linux in a virtual environment and a physical environment. That way you’ll be able to install Linux anywhere you want.
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|Section 1: Microsoft Office|
An Alternative to Microsoft Word on Linux -- Libre Office Writer.
Alternatives for Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.
|Section 2: Photoshop|
|Section 3: Internet Explorer|
This video will cover three popular choices for web browsers on Linux: Firefox, Opera, and Chrome.
|Section 4: Windows Media Player|
VLC is one the best media player available.
|Section 5: Adobe Reader|
This lesson covers three great choices for PDF Viewers on Linux.
|Section 6: Microsoft Outlook|
This video will cover four alternatives to the Microsoft Outlook email client.
|Section 7: Even More Linux Software|
|Lecture 8||13 pages|
In this lesson you will learn about over 50 Linux applications.
|Section 8: Bonus: How to Install Ubuntu Linux|
In this video you will learn how to install Ubuntu Linux.
Jason started his career as a Unix and Linux System Engineer in 1999. Since that time he has utilized his Linux skills at companies such as Xerox, UPS, Hewlett-Packard, and Amazon.com. Additionally, he has acted as a technical consultant and independent contractor for small businesses and Fortune 500 companies.
Jason has professional experience with CentOS, RedHat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, and Ubuntu. He has used several Linux distributions on personal projects including Debian, Slackware, CrunchBang, and others. In addition to Linux, Jason has experience supporting proprietary Unix operating systems including AIX, HP-UX, and Solaris.
He enjoys teaching others how to use and exploit the power of the Linux operating system. He is also the author of the books "Linux for Beginners" and "Command Line Kung Fu."