Linux for Absolute Beginners

Getting Started with Linux - the complete guide
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  • Lectures 69
  • Length 9.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 8/2015 English

Course Description

LAST COURSE UPDATE: OCTOBER, 2016

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!

What are the requirements?

  • A desire to learn

What am I going to get from this course?

  • 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.

What 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

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Indroduction
Introduction
Preview
03:49
What is Linux?
Preview
06:28
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
Section 2: Distributions
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
Section 3: Basic information about the system
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
Section 4: System installation
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
Section 5: KDE and GNOME environment
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
Section 6: Linux console
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
Section 7: Additional software
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
Section 8: VirtualBox
VirtualBox Guest Additions
07:03
Section 9: Applications for viewing and editing images
Browsing and editing images
03:10
GIMP
08:43
Inkscape
05:21
Section 10: Multimedia and other useful tools
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
Section 11: Windows games, Wine implementation and Winetricks
Games
09:00
Wine
06:44
Wine and games - practice
10:46
Winetricks
07:56
Winetricks practice
03:25
Playonlinux
07:31
Windows games and programs
11 pages
Section 12: Linux system safety
Is linux safe?
05:38
Viruses
09:18
Rootkits
03:50
Linux safety - additional notes
8 pages

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Instructor Biography

Educativo Trainings, New e-learning quality

Educativo is a company that specialize in creating IT trainings. Our team is composed of professional trainers:

- iOS and Android developers,

- Windows Server administrators,

- Linux administrators.

Our specialists made sure your learning experience will be full of practical examples and highest quality. Every theoretical module also contains practical usage, which have been designed to complete together with the trainer.

The main idea that we stick to is preparing our customers to gain practical knowledge of the fastest growing industry in the world – IT. This is why our courses are made to give you a real push you closer to getting a job of the future – become a mobile application developer for iOS, Android, Windows Phone platform or system administrator.

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