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Learn about the Linux commands and processes
Imran Afzal
  • Course duration: 5h 59m
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Linux for Absolute Beginners is a course designed for Linux certification that will help you gain experience in the command line and Linux administration. You will be taught how to use options to modify the way a command works and use the three types of help commands used in most Linux distributions. Some other key topics included are installing and configuring Linux, as well as the different system utility commands and more about Linux permissions.

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what you will learn

  • Discuss system utility commands in Linux
  • Different examples of system monitoring commands
  • Root password recovery process
  • How to outline the examples of standard text editors that are available on most Linux systems
  • How to recall the three types of permissions
  • Compare the three ways of adding text to files
  • The different types of help commands used in most Linux distributions
  • Examples of file display commands

about the instructor

Imran Afzal provides onsite and online training on many IT subjects. He has some of the best-selling and highest-rated courses online, with over 400,000 students worldwide. He has helped thousands of people to land the job of their dreams in IT.

Imran has over 20 years of experience in systems administration and engineering, leadership, entrepreneurship, training, and public speaking. He started his career with Time Warner (New York City) in 2000 as a systems administrator, and now manages a large team of systems engineers, administrators and team leads globally. Imran has put his IT skills to work in many fortune 500 companies in the domains of finance, fashion, tech media, and more. Projects he has spearheaded include datacenter migration, introduction and deployment of VMWare, monitoring tools implementation, Amazon cloud migration and more.

Imran earned a bachelor’s in Computer Information Systems from Baruch College, City University of New York and his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from New York Institute of Technology (NYIT). He has also received numerous certifications, including Linux Systems Management, UNIX Operating Systems, Linux System Administration, System Internals, VMWare Certified Professional, RHCSA and Windows Server Certified.

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