Learning Linux System Administration

Video description

In this Learning Linux System Administration training course, expert author Jim Strickland will teach you how to install, configure, and manage a Linux system. This course is designed for absolute beginners, meaning no Linux experience is required.

You will start by learning about the terminal environment, covering files and file manipulation, regular expressions, and pipes and redirects. From there, Jim will teach you about kernel services, such as processes and daemons, virtual memory, and file system security. Finally, this video tutorial also covers account anatomy, mechanics, and strategies for recovering from various failure modes.

Once you have completed this computer based training course, you will have gained the knowledge needed to take control of your Linux machine. Working files are included, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.

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Table of contents

  1. Introduction
    1. What Is System Administration?
    2. About The Author
    3. What To Expect From These Videos
    4. A Brief History Lesson
  2. The Terminal Environment
    1. Terminal Emulators And Bash
    2. Linux Directory Tree Navigation - Part 1
    3. Linux Directory Tree Navigation - Part 2
    4. Linux Directory Tree Navigation - Part 3
    5. Files And File Manipulation - Part 1
    6. Files And File Manipulation - Part 2
    7. Files And File Manipulation - Part 3
    8. Pipes And Redirects
    9. Regular Expressions - Part 1
    10. Regular Expressions - Part 2
    11. Grep And Sed - Part 1
    12. Grep And Sed - Part 2
    13. Grep And Sed - Part 3
    14. Grep And Sed - Part 4
    15. Whereis And Paths
    16. Power Boost Unlocked - Sudo And Su
    17. Reading The Fine Manual
  3. File System Voodoo
    1. The Directory Tree Is A Lie - Part 1
    2. The Directory Tree Is A Lie - Part 2
    3. Partitions And Partition Tables - Part 1
    4. Partitions And Partition Tables - Part 2
    5. Partitions And Partition Tables - Part 3
    6. Logical Volume Management - Part 1
    7. Logical Volume Management - Part 2
    8. Logical Volume Management - Part 3
    9. Holding It All Together - FSTAB - Part 1
    10. Holding It All Together - FSTAB - Part 2
    11. Holding It All Together - FSTAB - Part 3
  4. Kernel Services
    1. Linux Kernel Introduction
    2. Processes and Daemons - part 1
    3. Processes and Daemons - part 2
    4. Processes and Daemons - part 3
    5. Virtual Memory - Part 1
    6. Virtual Memory - Part 2
    7. Virtual Memory - Part 3
    8. File Security - Part 1
    9. File Security - Part 2
    10. File Security - Part 3
    11. File Security - Part 4
  5. Accounts
    1. Account Anatomy
    2. Root - One Name For Many Things
  6. Mechanics
    1. Boot Cycle - When It Works Right
    2. Dmesg And Logfiles
    3. System Will Not Boot
    4. System Hangs
    5. GUI Will Not Start
    6. File System Corruption
    7. Reinstallation
  7. Conclusion
    1. Shutdown
    2. Wrap Up

Product information

  • Title: Learning Linux System Administration
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: May 2015
  • Publisher(s): Infinite Skills
  • ISBN: 9781771373715