Linux for Absolute Beginners
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Linux for Absolute Beginners

Getting Started with Linux - the complete guide
3.6 (13 ratings)
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620 students enrolled
Last updated 8/2015
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Includes:
  • 7 hours on-demand video
  • 8 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Find out how to install and configure Linux on your computer.
  • Learn what a Linux distribution is and which one to choose.
  • Discover how to adjust computers to allow multiple operating systems (Windows, Mac OS).
  • Find out the file system layout of Linux systems and where to find programs, configurations, and documentation.
  • Learn the basic commands that are used most often in Linux.
  • Discover how to create, rename, move, and delete directories.
  • Find out how to list, read, create, edit, copy, and delete files.
  • Learn how to solve problems faced every day by Linux users.
  • Find out how to install popular programs known from Windows.
  • Discover GNOME and KDE environment.
  • Learn about Linux system safety.
  • Discover system management.
  • Learn about Linux console, useful hotkeys and commands.
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Requirements
  • A desire to learn
Description

LAST UPDATED: FEBRUARY 2017

Systems based on the Linux kernel still lack in popularity, this is because Linux said to be hard to use… We want to bust this myth and uncovers the secrets of how Linux works and how to use it.

If you want to start using Linux system, but you don't know where to start – this course is for you.

Linux for beginners training is the first step for both who are thinking about a career as a Linux administrator and those who just want to change their current operating system!

If you want to install multiple systems on your computer – this course is for you.

Our training is written by an professional system administrator with 10 years of experience. You will learn only useful knowledge with lots of practical examples. It will help you overcome typical problems beginner Linux users face. There is no easier way of getting to know Linux.

Take the course and discover secrets of Linux system!

Who is the target audience?
  • People with no Linux experience or knowledge
  • Anyone with a desire to use safer system
  • People who wants to become a Linux system administrator, but need to learn the basics first
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Curriculum For This Course
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Indroduction
6 Lectures 31:02


Popularity of Linux
08:55

What you should to know before choosing the Linux system
10:05

The aim of this course
01:45

Introduction - additional notes
9 pages
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Distributions
6 Lectures 40:24
What is a Linux distributions?
08:17

Most popular non-commercial distributions
13:16

Most popular commercial distributions
03:51

Which distribution to choose?
09:43

How much does it cost?
05:17

Distributions - additional notes
17 pages
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Basic information about the system
9 Lectures 57:35
Linux and Windows integration
06:50

Software availability
10:19

Console - do I need it?
07:49

Types of GUI
11:27

Hardware requirements, disk space and drivers
06:59

Stability and safety
03:08

Main differences between the systems
07:03

Where to find help?
04:00

Basic information about the system - additional notes
19 pages
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System installation
6 Lectures 34:00
Hard disk drives and removable media
04:06

Swap file and special directories
06:48

Installation process - useful tips
10:37

Installation in pratice - setting up a virtualbox
06:57

Installation to hard drive
05:32

System installation - additional notes
7 pages
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KDE and GNOME environment
4 Lectures 35:30
Presentation of KDE part 1
08:34

Presentation of KDE part 2
05:56

Presentation of KDE part 3
10:22

GNOME - how it looks like
10:38
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Linux console
11 Lectures 01:19:04
Basic informations
07:58

Useful hotkeys
07:31

Basic commands part 1
11:43

Basic commands part 2
07:40

Basic commands part 3
10:04

Basic command part 4
05:18

Basic commands part 5
09:36

System variables
08:46

Editing files in the console
05:33

Vi editor
04:55

Console - additional notes
12 pages
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Additional software
6 Lectures 31:47
What's different from Windows
07:14

Source code
06:15

Binary packages
02:47

Package repositories
08:45

Additional repositories
06:46

Useful software - additional notes
41 pages
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VirtualBox
1 Lecture 07:03
VirtualBox Guest Additions
07:03
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Applications for viewing and editing images
3 Lectures 17:14
Browsing and editing images
03:10

GIMP
08:43

Inkscape
05:21
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Multimedia and other useful tools
6 Lectures 33:43
Multimedia
14:26

Data compression
02:40

Software, platform, internet browsers
04:00

Flash
03:55

E-mail client
03:13

Programming tools
05:29
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