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Learn Linux Administration and Supercharge Your Career

Video Description

Use the in-demand Linux skills you learn in this course to get promoted or start a new career as a Linux system admin.

About This Video

  • Learn to apply Linux skills in a practical and useful manner
  • Learn to configure, maintain, and support a variety of Linux systems.

In Detail

This course will take you on a journey where you'll understand the fundamentals of Linux system administration and apply that knowledge in a practical and useful manner. You'll be able to configure, maintain, and support a variety of Linux systems. You can even use the skills you learned to become a Linux System Engineer or Linux System Administrator. You will learn about how the boot process works on Linux servers, various types of message generated by a Linux system, disk management, partitioning, and file system creation.

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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 : Course Overview
    1. Course Overview 00:01:10
  2. Chapter 2 : The Linux Boot Process and System Logging
    1. The Linux Boot Process 00:08:36
    2. The Linux Boot Process - Demo 00:06:57
    3. System Logging 00:08:38
  3. Chapter 3 : Disk Management
    1. Disk Management - Part I 00:06:51
    2. Disk Management - Part II - Creating partitions with fdisk 00:04:54
    3. Disk Management - Part III - File Systems 00:08:52
  4. Chapter 4 : LVM - The Logical Volume Manager
    1. Introduction to the Logical Volume Manager (LVM) 00:02:52
    2. LVM: Layers of Abstraction 00:02:07
    3. Creating Physical Volumes (PVs), Volume Groups (VGs), and Logical Volumes (LVs) 00:17:11
    4. Extending Volume Groups and Logical Volumes 00:05:36
    5. Mirroring Logical Volumes 00:05:24
    6. Removing Logical Volumes, Physical Volumes, and Volume Groups 00:02:11
    7. Migrating Data from One Storage Device to Another 00:02:55
    8. Logical Volume Manager - Summary 00:01:20
  5. Chapter 5 : User Management
    1. Managing Users and Groups, Part One 00:11:39
    2. Managing Users and Groups, Part Two 00:07:50
    3. Switching Users, Running Commands as Others, and sudo 00:08:10
  6. Chapter 6 : Networking
    1. TCP/IP Networking for Linux System Administrators 00:08:40
    2. Networking - DNS and hostnames 00:10:07
    3. Networking - DHCP, Dynamic and Static Addressing 00:08:57
    4. Network Troubleshooting, Part I 00:06:40
    5. Network Troubleshooting, Part II 00:07:03
  7. Chapter 7 : Managing Processes and Jobs
    1. Processes and Job Control 00:11:53
    2. Scheduling Jobs with Cron 00:05:50
  8. Chapter 8 : Linux Permissions
    1. File and Directory Permissions, Part One 00:11:14
    2. File and Directory Permissions, Part Two 00:09:28
    3. Special Permission Modes, Part I 00:07:56
    4. Special Permission Modes, Part II 00:03:05
  9. Chapter 9 : Managing Software
    1. Installing Software 00:13:33
  10. Chapter 10 : Viewing and Editing Files
    1. Viewing Files and the Nano Editor 00:05:17
    2. The vi editor 00:09:58
    3. Emacs 00:05:41
    4. Graphical Editors 00:04:23
  11. Chapter 11 : Shell Scripting
    1. Shell Scripting, Part One 00:08:38
    2. Shell Scripting, Part Two 00:07:12
  12. Chapter 12 : Summary
    1. Conclusion - Congratulations and Thank You! 00:01:10
  13. Chapter 13 : Bonus - Command Line Kung Fu
    1. Tab completion 00:04:50
    2. Repeat as Root 00:02:04
    3. Rerun a command starting with a string 00:02:54
    4. Reuse arguments 00:02:58
    5. Strip out comments and blank lines 00:02:09
    6. Reuse the last item from the previous command 00:02:47