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Linux Fundamentals

This course is part of Learning Linux for LFCA Certification Specialization

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Aspen Olmsted

Instructor: Aspen Olmsted

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17 hours (approximately)
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There are 4 modules in this course

Welcome to Linux Operating System, the first course of the Linux Fundamentals specialization. By enrolling in this course, you are taking the first step to kick start your career in information technology. In the first week of the course, we will learn about the history of the Linux operating system, its unique licensing model and the major distributions that are available to use. By the end of this module, you will know how to choose a distribution, install it and login to the command line. So, let us get started!

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6 videos5 readings5 quizzes1 discussion prompt1 ungraded lab

In the second module of this course, we will discuss the services available in the Linux operating system. We will explore many services including web servers and database servers, among others. We will look at how you start and stop services from running in the Linux operating systems.

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5 videos4 readings5 quizzes1 discussion prompt1 ungraded lab

In the third module of this course, we will learn how manage files and directories in the Linux operating system. We will discuss how to view, create, copy, move and remove files. We will look at creating links for files and directories. Lastly, we will look at comparing text files.

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5 videos4 readings5 quizzes1 discussion prompt1 ungraded lab

In the fourth module of this course, we will touch on how we can combine commands together in Linux to create automatons and build new tools.

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5 videos4 readings5 quizzes1 discussion prompt1 ungraded lab

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