L104 Advanced Commands in Linux

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Download a whole Web-site.

Synchronize a directory to a backup location.

Search for, monitor and forcibly terminate applications.

Clock1.5 hours
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

In this one-hour, project-based course, you'll learn advanced commands for the Linux command-line. You'll learn how to grab files, even Web-site, from the internet and download it, how to copy files from drives to drives locally and remotely and how to display, terminate, and troubleshoot programs and processes manually. This guided project will introduce you to the following commands: -wget -- Download anything from the Internet or other remote computers; -rsync -- Synchronise files and directories locally or with a remote machine; -ps, pstree, top, htop -- Monitor applications and processed running on a PC; -kill, killall -- force the closing of troublesome applications and processes.

Skills you will develop

  • "Linux
  • Xubuntu"
  • Ubuntu

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Introduction

  2. Download anything with wget

  3. Continuing with wget

  4. Synchronize files with rsync

  5. Monitoring Running Processes

  6. Terminating ("Killing") Processes

  7. Bonus Command for the Awesome

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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