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Learn to use the in-demand Linux skills to get started as a Linux System Admin
Linux Training Academy
  • Course duration: 5h 25m
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In this course you will fully understand the most important and fundamental concepts of Linux server administration. More importantly, you will be able to put those concepts to use in practical real-world situations. 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.


Distributed by Manning Publications

This course was created independently by Linux Training Academy and is distributed by Manning through our exclusive liveVideo platform.

prerequisites

Basic understanding of the Linux operating system

what you will learn

  • How the the boot process works on Linux servers and what you can do to control it.
  • The various types of messages generated by a Linux system, where they're stored, and how to automatically prevent them from filling up your disks.
  • Disk management, partitioning, and file system creation.
  • Logical Volume Manager (LVM) - extending disk space without downtime, migrating data from one storage to another, and more.
  • Managing Linux users and groups.
  • Exactly how permissions work and how to decipher the most cryptic Linux permissions with ease.
  • Networking concepts that apply to system administration and specifically how to configure Linux network interfaces.
  • How to use the nano, vi, and emacs editors.
  • How to schedule and automate jobs using cron.
  • How to switch users and run processes as others.
  • How to configure sudo.
  • How to find and install software.
  • Managing process and jobs.
  • Linux shell scripting.

about the instructor

Jason Cannon started his career as a Unix and Linux System Engineer in 1999. Since that time he has utilized his Linux skills at companies such as Xerox, UPS, Hewlett-Packard, and Amazon.com. Additionally, he has acted as a technical consultant and independent contractor for small businesses and Fortune 500 companies.

Jason has professional experience with CentOS, RedHat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, and Ubuntu. He has used several Linux distributions on personal projects including Debian, Slackware, CrunchBang, and others. In addition to Linux, Jason has experience supporting proprietary Unix operating systems including AIX, HP-UX, and Solaris.

He enjoys teaching others how to use and exploit the power of the Linux operating system. He is also the author of the books "Linux for Beginners" and "Command Line Kung Fu."

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