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Experience as a developer on any operating system

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Approx. 19 hours to complete
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Beginner Level

Experience as a developer on any operating system

Experience in working at the command line is not necessary, but would be helpful

Approx. 19 hours to complete
English

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The Linux Foundation

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

LINUX ORIENTATION

4 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 39 min), 11 readings, 3 quizzes
11 videos
Module 1 Overview1m
Kernel vs. Operating System and Tools4m
History of Linux3m
UNIX and Linux4m
Linux Distributions4m
Using Linux Distributions (Demo)5m
Graphical Layers and Interfaces6m
Using KDE Desktop (Demo)4m
Getting Help2m
Graphical Interfaces: GNOME and KDE1m
11 readings
Linux Standard Base5m
Software Environment10m
Preparing Your System10m
sudo (Lab)20m
Using Multiple Workspaces (Lab)20m
Using Multiple Tabs in a Terminal Window (Lab)20m
man Pages15m
info15m
--help and help10m
Multiple man Pages (Lab)20m
Using info (Lab)20m
3 practice exercises
Linux and the Operating System10m
Graphical Environments and Interfaces10m
Getting Help10m
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

STARTING TO WORK IN LINUX

5 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 21 min), 20 readings, 3 quizzes
8 videos
Introduction to Text Editors2m
vi Editor1m
emacs Editor1m
The Development of Shells3m
Introduction to Filesystems1m
Using fdisk (Demo)5m
Partitioning Considerations2m
20 readings
echo and cat5m
vi Commands15m
emacs Commands15m
vi and emacs Tutorials (Lab)40m
Shells10m
Shell Initialization10m
Aliases3m
Environment Variables6m
Customizing the Command Line Prompt7m
Special Characters10m
Redirection10m
Pipes5m
Command Substitution and Expressions5m
Customizing the Prompt (Lab)30m
Redirection and Pipes (Lab)30m
Filesystem Layout10m
Partitions15m
Paths10m
Hard and Soft (Symbolic) Links12m
Adding to the Path (Lab)15m
3 practice exercises
Text Editors15m
Shells, Bash, and the Command Line10m
Filesystem Layout, Partitions, Paths, and Links10m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

System Components

4 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 21 min), 9 readings, 3 quizzes
7 videos
System Boot3m
Using GRUB (Demo)2m
System Initialization3m
Using Swap and OOM (Demo)4m
Threading Models2m
Using Predictable Network Interface Device Names2m
9 readings
/boot Directory10m
System Runlevels10m
Killing the Graphical User Interface (Lab)15m
Memory20m
Swap10m
Invoking the OOM Killer (Lab)1h
Networking and Network Interfaces15m
Networking and Network Interfaces (Cont.)15m
Static Configuration of a Network Interface (Lab)30m
3 practice exercises
System Initialization10m
Memory10m
Networking10m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Command Details

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 28 min), 6 readings, 2 quizzes
8 videos
File Transfer Tools2m
Graphical Monitoring Tools2m
Using System Monitoring (Demo)2m
Using Kernel Modules (Demo)4m
Device Management5m
Using udev (Demo)2m
Using systemctl (Demo)4m
6 readings
Basic Commands and Utilities10m
Monitoring and Performance Utilities10m
Installing and Running ksysguard (Lab)30m
Loading/Unloading Kernel Modules15m
Managing System Services15m
Using stress (Lab)20m
2 practice exercises
System Monitoring10m
Kernel Modules and Device Management10m

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