O'Reilly logo

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Learn Linux in 5 Days and Level Up 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 professional

About This Video

  • Learn Linux in 5 Days doesn't make any assumptions about your background or knowledge of Linux.
  • By the end of this course, you will understand the fundamentals of the Linux operating system and be able to apply that knowledge in a practical and useful manner.

In Detail

Give me just 45 minutes a day for the next 5 days and the author will teach you exactly what you need to know about the Linux operating system. You'll learn the most important concepts and commands, and he will even guide you step-by-step through several practical and real-world examples. So, if you can spare a few minutes a day and want to learn the ins-and-outs of the Linux Operating System, join me and the other students in this course today. As an added bonus for enrolling in the Learn Linux in 5 Days video training course, you'll receive a step-by-step checklist and video that teaches you how to install WordPress on an Ubuntu Linux system. First, you'll learn what software is required for WordPress to run on a Linux system. Next, you'll be given the exact commands to type that install all the required software and WordPress. You'll learn how to install a web server, how to install a database server, how to create database users, and how to configure WordPress. Before you know it, you'll have a fully functioning blog on your hands. This is a great way to put your new-found Linux skills to good use.

Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 : Overview
    1. Course Overview 00:02:30
  2. Chapter 2 : Day 1
    1. Background and Introduction 00:06:47
    2. Linux Distributions 00:05:09
    3. Installing VirtualBox on Windows 00:03:28
    4. Installing VirtualBox on Mac 00:02:55
    5. Installing Linux Using an Image for VirtualBox 00:04:43
    6. VirtualBox Troubleshooting Tips 00:02:27
    7. When to Install Linux from Scratch 00:01:16
    8. Installing CentOS from Scratch 00:14:42
    9. Getting Connected 00:11:28
    10. Connect Directly 00:01:45
  3. Chapter 3 : Day 2
    1. The Linux Directory Structure 00:10:02
    2. The Shell 00:07:35
    3. Basic Linux Commands 00:05:06
    4. Teach Yourself to Fish 00:05:56
    5. Working with Directories 00:08:58
    6. Listing Files and Understanding LS Output 00:11:46
  4. Chapter 4 : Day 3
    1. File and Directory Permissions Explained - Part One 00:11:14
    2. File and Directory Permissions Explained - Part Two 00:09:28
    3. View Files and the Nano Editor 00:05:17
    4. Editing Files in Vi 00:09:58
    5. Editing Files with Emacs 00:05:41
    6. Finding Files and Directories 00:06:56
    7. Graphical Editors 00:04:23
  5. Chapter 5 : Day 4
    1. Deleting, Copying, Moving, and Renaming Files 00:11:09
    2. Wildcards - Part One 00:05:12
    3. Wildcards - Part Two 00:07:03
    4. Input, Output, and Redirection 00:07:46
    5. Comparing Files 00:04:13
    6. Searching in Files and Using Pipes 00:09:41
    7. Transferring and Copying Files over the Network 00:06:35
    8. Customizing the Shell Prompt 00:05:08
    9. Shell Aliases 00:03:41
  6. Chapter 6 : Day 5
    1. Environment Variables 00:07:56
    2. Processes and Job Control 00:11:53
    3. Scheduling Repeated Jobs with Cron 00:05:50
    4. Switching Users and Running Commands as Others 00:08:10
    5. Shell History and Tab Completion 00:13:11
    6. Installing Software 00:13:33
    7. Conclusion - Congratulations and Thank You! 00:01:04
  7. Chapter 7 : Addendum - Connecting to a Linux Virtual Machine over the Network
    1. Connecting to a Linux Virtual Machine over the Network 00:11:14
  8. Chapter 8 : Bonus
    1. Bonus - Installing Apache, MySQL, PHP, and Wordpress on Ubuntu 00:09:26