Linux For Absolute Beginners
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Linux For Absolute Beginners

The ultimate guide to learn Linux operating system from the ground up
4.5 (39 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
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Last updated 7/2016
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  • 12 hours on-demand video
  • 7 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
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  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Get started with Linux from Scratch
  • Learn all about open source software and Linux distributions
  • Learn to install and set up Linux for daily use
  • Learn to program in Linux
  • Learn Linux administration basics
  • Learn popular tools for Linux
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  • This is a beginners course so basic knowledge of computers is enough to start this course

Linux can be found in many places today – from phones to desktops, gaming platforms to even embedded systems. Linux has become one of the most important software systems for building technologies.

What is Linux? Linux is an open source computer operating system that offers users and developers a lot of room for modifications with the software. Although, originally designed as a free operating system for personal computers, it has now grown to become one of the dominantly used as an operating system for hardware platforms. 

In its original form, Linux is the leading operating system for servers and big supercomputers, because of its speed and room for modifications. 

Now that you have finally decided to learn about Linux, where can you get started? Right here, of course.

This Linux course has been designed to help you learn Linux from scratch. Don’t have any experience with Linux or Linux programming? No problem.

In this course, you will learn everything from scratch including a detailed introduction into operating systems and why Linux trumps the lot as an incredible operating system. Learn about the many different Linux distributions that are available and how to select the perfect one for you.

The course will also cover open sources in detail including what is open source, understanding software licensing, the Free Software Foundation, The Open Source Initiative, etc.

Equipped with adequate background information, you will then learn how to install a Linux system (Ubuntu) from scratch and how to work with the system. From important aspects of the desktop environment to adding and updating packages, you will cover it all.

After all of this, you will then go on to understand the command terminal in Linux programming and how to start coding using the command terminal. You will also be familiarized with the file management system within Linux, the shells and how to use shells in a Linux framework.

The perfect zero to hero Linux course awaits you. What are you waiting for? Let’s make you into a Linux guru.

Who is the target audience?
  • Students who want to learn Linux from ground up will find this course very helpful
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Curriculum For This Course
51 Lectures
1 Lecture 01:57
Introduction to operating systems
3 Lectures 35:21

Why (and why not) choose Linux

Linux distributions
what is open source?
1 Lecture 11:11
Linux installation (Example system: Ubuntu)
2 Lectures 23:35

Linux installation Part B
Welcome to your new Linux system!
3 Lectures 38:30
The desktop environment

Web browsers

Introduction to hardware
1 Lecture 16:32
Introduction to hardware
Getting familiar with the command line
4 Lectures 57:03
Getting familiar with the command line

Running in the background

The man pages

Inside the man page
File management
5 Lectures 01:14:01
File management

Directory structure according to FHS

Listing files

File move

File deletion
Advanced shell use
6 Lectures 01:41:30
Advanced command line techniques

Using regexp in Linux(grep)

The wc command

i/o redirection

Connecting commands with pipes

Data archiving using tar
Algorithms and Software Engineering
4 Lectures 01:08:34
Working with processes

Understanding processes

Determining resources consumed by processes

The process log file
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