Linux is the dominant OS of the cloud, DevOps, and enterprise servers. Since Linux administration happens on the command line, and since you want a part of all that action, you'll enjoy this introduction to the admin tool where it all happens.
Ready to take your first steps towards serious Linux administration? In this course, Getting Started with the Linux Command Line, you will learn the basics of Linux file system navigation and administration. First, you will discover network connectivity. Next, you will build a knowledgable foundation in bash scripting. Finally, you will explore some of the basics of command syntax patterns. When you are finished with this course, you will understand and be comfortable enough with the Linux terminal that you'll be ready to begin exploring your own Linux administration projects.
David taught high school for twenty years, worked as a Linux system administrator for five years, and has been writing since he could hold a crayon between his fingers. His childhood bedroom wall has since been repainted.
Course Overview Looking to get started with the Linux command line? Well you've definitely come to the right place. Introducing yourself to the environment that powers the backbone of the production server universe is a great move. I'll assume you're already comfortable with the basics of installing Linux and finding your way around, skills you can pick up in my Getting Started with Linux course. In this course, I'll cover some of the basics of command syntax patterns, finding and manipulating data in the Linux filesystem, network connectivity, and Bash scripting. By the end of the course, you should be able to use the Linux command line to track down and manage digital resources, test your network connectivity, build scripts to improve your work efficiency, and quickly find help to get you past the hurdles you'll unavoidably encounter from time to time. If you're motivated to jumpstart your Linux administration skills, then I'm here to help. I hope you'll join me for my Getting Starting with the Linux Command Line course.