Linux Administration, Part 2 of 7: Basic Command Line
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Linux Administration, Part 2 of 7: Basic Command Line

Course description

This course will help you 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. This course covers the Linux Directory Structure, basic commands, listing files and understanding output as well as file and directory permissions.

Each LearnNowOnline training course is made up of Modules (typically an hour in length). Within each module there are Topics (typically 15-30 minutes each) and Subtopics (typically 2-5 minutes each). There is a Post Exam for each Module that must be passed with a score of 70% or higher to successfully and fully complete the course.


Prerequisites

none


Meet the expert

Jason Cannon

Jason Cannon is the author of Linux Administration, the founder of the Linux Training Academy, and an instructor to thousands of satisfied students. He has worked for many technology companies who take information security seriously as well as security firms such as Mandiant and FireEye.

Video Runtime

78 Minutes

Time to complete

98 Minutes

Course Outline

Basic Command Line

The Linux Directory Structure (17:58)

  • Introduction (00:13)
  • The Linux Directory Structure (10:02)
  • The Shell (07:35)
  • Summary (00:08)

Basic Linux Commands (20:16)

  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Basic Linux Commands (05:06)
  • Getting Help at the Command Line (05:56)
  • Working with Directories (08:57)
  • Summary (00:08)

Listing Files and Understanding LS Output (23:15)

  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Listing Files and Understanding LS Output (11:45)
  • File and Directory Permissions Explained (11:14)
  • Summary (00:08)

File and Directory Permissions Explained (16:39)

  • Introduction (00:08)
  • File and Directory Permissions Explained (09:28)
  • Finding Files and Directories (06:55)
  • Summary (00:08)
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