Explore Fundamentals of Linux in a step by step manner
About This Video
CentOS is a community-based enterprise class operating system focused on delivering a robust open source ecosystem. IT offers a consistent manageable platform that suits a wide variety of deployments. For open source communities, it offers a solid, predictable base to build upon, along with extensive resources to build, test, release, and maintain their code. Linux is a Unix-like computer operating system assembled under the model of free and open-source software development and distribution. In this course you will work through all the basic Linux and command-line concepts. You will start with how to install Linux and then learn the concepts of virtualization, how to work with VirtualBox, install CentOS 7 in VirtualBox, and connect to your VM through SSH. Then you will learn about the command-line, how to work efficiently with the shell, navigating the Linux filesystem, and creating and deleting dot files and dot directories. Then you will learn about creating user permissions and group permissions and viewing and editing files. Then you will learn what every sysadmin needs to know about the command-line, master additional programs bash shell scripts, and learn how to automate scripts. Finally you will explore more advanced command-line concepts, troubleshooting, and understanding ACL.
This course explains and teaches all the important command-line tools and utilities, using very easy to understand, real-world examples to follow along with—in short, you'll learn everything you really need to know about Linux when starting out from scratch as a new system administrator or for any other reason.
What you will learn
Who should take this course
If you want to learn the fundamentals of Linux from scratch, then this is the perfect course for you. This course has been designed for people without any pre-knowledge in Linux or for the absolute Linux beginner. This course is right for everyone wanting to start a job in enterprise Linux system administration. One of the most fundamental features of this course is the comprehensive information it provides.
About the author
Oliver Pelz has more than 10 years' experience as a software developer and system administrator. He graduated with a diploma degree in bioinformatics and is currently working at the German Cancer Research center in Heidelberg, where he has authored and co-authored several scientific publications in the field of Bioinformatics. As well as developing web applications and biological databases for his department and scientists all over the world, he administers a division-wide Linux-based datacenter and has set up two high-performance CentOS clusters for the analysis of high-throughput microscope and genome sequencing data. He loves writing code and riding his mountain bike in the Black Forest of Germany and has been an absolute Linux and open source enthusiast for many years. He has contributed to several open-source projects in the past and also worked as a reviewer on the CentOS High Performance book, Packt Publishing. He maintains an IT tech blog at www.oliverpelz.de.
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