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Skillshare

Complete Linux Training Course to Get Your Dream IT Job

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Overview

Linux is the number ONE operating system for the Corporate Enterprise world.

If you want to start your career in Linux and have little or no knowledge of Linux then I can help.  In this course you will  learn Linux installation, configuration, administration, troubleshooting, command line, OS tools and much more...  I have also included  Resume and Interview workshop that will definitely help you get your  dream IT job.

In addition to the lectures there will be quizzes, homework and hand-out material just like a live classroom training

I have been teaching this exact course in a classroom environment in New York City.  Please note 80% of my students who took this course got the job in Linux within months.  Imagine those who take my course only to level  up their career, how productive this training can be for them

Following is the list of topics I will cover in this course:

Module 1 – Understanding Linux Concepts

  • What is Linux?   

  • Everyday use of Linux   

  • Unix vs. Linux   

  • Quiz, Homework and Handouts 

    

Module 2 – Download, Install and Configure   

  • What is Oracle Virtual Box?   

  • Downloading and Installing Oracle Virtual Box

  • Creating virtual machine   

  • Linux Distributions   

  • Different way to install Linux   

  • Downloading and Installing Linux (CentOS)   

  • Redhat Linux installation (Optional)   

  • Linux Desktop (GUI)   

  • Virtual Machine Management   

  • Linux vs. Windows   

  • Who Uses Linux?   

  • Quiz, Homework and Handouts  

  Module 3 – System Access and File System   

  • Accessing Linux system

  • Download and install Putty   

  • Connect Linux VM via Putty   

  • Important Things to Remember in Linux   

  • Introduction to File System

  • File system structure description

  • File system navigation commands

  • File System Paths  

  • Directory listing overview  

  • Creating Files and Directories  

  • Finding Files and Directories (find, locate)   

  • Changing Password

  • Wildcard (*, $, ^)

  • Combining and Splitting Files (cat and cut)  

  • Soft and Hard Links (ln)  

  • Quiz, Homework and Handouts  

   

Module 4 – Linux Fundamentals  

  • Commands Syntax  

  • File Permissions (chmod)  

  • File Ownership (chown, chgrp)

  • Getting Help (man, whatis etc.)  

  • TAB completion and up arrow keys  

  • Adding text to file  

  • Pipes ( | )  

  • File Maintenance Commands  

  • File Display Commands  

  • Filters / Text Processing Commands (cut, sort, grep, awk, uniq, wc)  

  • Compare Files (diff, cmp)  

  • Compress and Un-compress files/directories (tar, gzip, gunzip)

  • Combining and Splitting Files   

  • Linux vs. Windows Commands  

  • Quiz, Homework and Handouts  

   

Module 5 – System Administration  

  • Linux File Editors (vi text editor)

  • sed Command   

  • User account management  

  • Switch users and Sudo access  

  • Monitor users  

  • Talking to users (users, wall, write)

  • Linux Directory Service - Account Authentication

  • Difference between Active Directory, LDAP, IDM, WinBIND, OpenLDAP etc.

  • System utility commands (date, uptime, hostname, which, cal, bc etc.)  

  • Processes and schedules (systemctl, ps, top, kill, crontab and at)  

  • Process Management

  • System Monitoring Commands (top, df, dmesg, iostat 1, netstat, free etc.)  

  • OS Maintenance Commands (shutdown, reboot, halt, init etc.)  

  • Changing System Hostname (hostnamectl)  

  • Finding System Information (uname, cat /etc/redhat-release, cat /etc/*rel*, dmidecode)  

  • System Architecture (arch)  

  • Terminal control keys  

  • Terminal Commands (clear, exit, script)  

  • Recover root Password (single user mode)

  • SOS Report   

  • Quiz, Homework and Handouts  

   

Module 6 – Shell Scripting 

  • Linux Kernel   

  • What is a Shell?

  • Types of Shells 

  • Shell scripting  

  • Basic Shell scripts  

  • If-then scripts  

  • For loop scripts  

  • do-while scripts   

  • Case statement scripts  

  • Aliases

  • Shell History 

  • Command history  

   

Module 7 – Networking, Servers and System Updates  

  • Enabling internet in Linux VM  

  • Network Components  

  • Network files and commands (ping, ifconfig, netstat, tcpdump, networking config files)  

  • NIC Information (ethtool)  

  • NIC or Port Bonding

  • Downloading Files or Apps (wget)

  • curl and ping Commands

  • File Transfer Commands

  • System updates and repositories (rpm and yum)

  • System Upgrade/Patch Management  

  • Create Local Repository from CD/DVD

  • Advance Package Management  

  • SSH and Telnet  

  • DNS  

  • Hostname and IP Lookup (nslookup and dig)  

  • NTP  

  • chronyd (Newer version of NTP)

  • Sendmail  

  • Apache Web Server (http)  

  • Central Logger (rsyslogd)

  • Securing Linux Machine (OS Hardening)

  • OpenLDAP Installation  

  • Quiz, Homework and Handouts  

   

Module 8 – Disk Management and Run Levels  

  • System run levels   

  • Linux Boot Process

  • Message of the Day  

  • Disk partition (df, fdisk, etc.)  

  • Storage  

  • Logical Volume Management (LVM)  

  • LVM Configuration during Installation  

  • Add Disk and Create Standard Partition

  • Add Disk and Create LVM Partition

  • LVM Configuration during Installation

  • Add Virtual Disk and Create New LVM Partition (pvcreate, vgcreate, lvcreate,)

  • Extend Disk using LVM

  • Adding Swap Space

  • RAID  

  • Quiz, Homework and Handouts  

   

Module 9 – All About Resume  

  • Resume workshop

  • Cover Letter 

  • Linux job description or duties

  • Exposure to Other Technologies

  • Homework and Handouts  

   

Module 10 – All About Interview  

  • IT Components

  • IT Job Statistics

  • Linus Around Us

  • Linux Operating System Jobs  

  • IT Management Jobs

  • Post Resume and What to Expect

  • Interview workshop

  • Join Linux Community

  • 200+ interview questions

  • Homework

Course Recap

  • Commands We Have Learned

  • Don't Give up

  • Congratulations

  • Recap - Handouts

You can reach me at imran_ny@hotmail.com for any questions or concerns

-- Imran Afzal

Syllabus

  • Promo video new
  • Syllabus Overview 03172020
  • WELCOME TO MODULE 1
  • Everyday Examples of Linux
  • What is Linux
  • Unix vs Linux
  • WELCOME TO MODULE 2
  • What is VirtualBox
  • Download and Install VirtualBox
  • Creating First Virtual Machine
  • Different Ways to Install OS
  • Linux CentOS7 Installation (Recommeded)
  • Linux CentOS8 Installation
  • Message for Redhat Installation
  • Redhat Linux Install (Optional)
  • Linux Ubuntu Installation (Optional)
  • Linux Desktop or GUI
  • VM Management
  • Linux Distribution
  • Linux vs Windows
  • Who Uses Linux
  • Keyboard Keys Used in Linux
  • WELCOME TO MODULE 3
  • Command Prompts and Getting Prompts Back
  • Access Linux System
  • Download and Install Putty
  • New network command
  • Connect Linux via Putty
  • Important Things to remember
  • Introduction to File System
  • FileSystem Description
  • FileSystem Navigation Commands
  • Filesystem Paths
  • Directory listing overview
  • Creating Files and Directories
  • Linux File Type
  • Finding files and directories
  • Difference Between Find and Locate Commands
  • Changing password
  • Wildcards
  • Soft and Hard Link
  • Welcome to Module 4
  • Linux Command Syntax
  • Files and Directory Permissions
  • Files and Directory Permissions Using Numeric Values
  • File Ownership Commands
  • Access Control List (ACL)
  • Help Commands
  • TAB and Up Arrow
  • Adding Text to Files
  • Tee command
  • Pipe
  • File Maintenace Commands
  • File Display Commands
  • Filter Text Processor Commands
  • Filters Text Processors Commands
  • Cut command
  • Awk Text Processors Commands
  • Grep egrep Text Processors Commands
  • Sortuniq Text Processors Commands
  • Wc Text Processors Commands
  • Compare Files
  • Compress and uncompress
  • Truncate File Size (truncate)
  • Combining and Splitting Files
  • Linux vs Windows Commands
  • WELCOME TO MODULE 5
  • Linux File Editor vi
  • Difference between vi and vim Editor
  • Sed Command
  • User Account Management
  • Switch Users and Sudo
  • Monitor Users
  • Talking to Users
  • User Directory Authentication
  • Difference AD, openLDAP, WinBind etc
  • System Utility Commands
  • Processes and Jobs
  • Additional Cronjobs
  • Process Management
  • System Monitoring Commands
  • System Log Monitoring
  • System Maintenance Commands
  • Changing hostname
  • Finding System Information
  • System Architecture
  • Terminal Ctrl Keys
  • Terminal Commands
  • Recover Root Password
  • Sosreport
  • Environment Variable
  • WELCOME TO MODULE 6
  • What is Kernel
  • What is Shell
  • Type of Shells
  • Shell Scripting
  • Basic Shell Scripts
  • Input and Output of Script
  • If then Scripts
  • For loop Scripts
  • do while Scripts
  • Case statement
  • Check Remote Servers Connectivity
  • Aliases
  • User and Global Aliases
  • Shell history
  • WELCOME TO MODULE 7
  • Enabling Internet in Linux VM
  • Network Components
  • Network Files and Commands
  • NIC Information
  • NIC Bonding
  • Downloading Files and Apps
  • Curl and ping
  • FTP File Transfer Protocol
  • SCP Secure Copy Protocol
  • Rsync Remote Synchronization
  • System Updates and Repos
  • System Upgrade and Patch Management
  • Create Local Yum Repo
  • Advance Package Management
  • SSH and Telnet
  • Download, Install and Configure DNS
  • Hostname and IP lookup
  • Network Time Protocol NTP
  • Chronyd Newer Version of NTP
  • Sendmail
  • WebServer httpd
  • Central Logger rsyslog
  • Securing Linux Machine OS Hardening
  • OpenLDAP
  • Tracing Network Traffic traceroute
  • How to Open an Image File
  • SSH Keys Access Remote Server without Password
  • WELCOME TO MODULE 8
  • System Run Levels
  • Linux Boot Process
  • Linux Boot Process (Newer Versions)
  • Message of the Day motd
  • Customize Message of the Day
  • Storage
  • Disk Partition Commands
  • Add Disk and Create Standard Partition
  • Logical Volume Management LVM
  • LVM Configuration During Installation
  • Add Disk and Create LVM Partition
  • Extend Disk with LVM
  • Add Swap Space
  • RAID
  • File System Check
  • System Backup
  • Network File System NFS
  • Samba Installation and Configuration
  • Difference Between Linux 5, 6 and 7
  • Difference Between RHEL7 and 8
  • WELCOME TO MODULE 9
  • Resume Workshop
  • Cover Letter
  • Linux Administrator Job Duties
  • Exposure to Other Technologies
  • WELCOME TO MODULE 10
  • What is IT and How IT works
  • IT Components
  • Facts about IT
  • Linux Around Us
  • Linux Operating Systems Jobs
  • IT Management Jobs
  • Post Resume and What to Expect
  • Interview Workshop
  • Join the Linux Community
  • Redhat Certification
  • Welcome to Course Recap
  • Commands We Have Learned
  • Dont Give Up
  • Congratulations
  • WELCOME TO THE BONUS SECTION
  • Troubleshooting Putty Connection
  • Changing Default File Permissions
  • VMWare Workstation Player (Optional)
  • Create VM on VMWare Player
  • Oracle VM on MAC
  • Install Oracle Tools
  • Filesystem Color Definition
  • SELinux
  • Remove Un necessary or Orphan Packages
  • Firewall (firewalld – Practical Examples)
  • Linux Firewall (iptables – practical examples)
  • Types of Security Threats
  • Cannot CD Into a Directory
  • Cannot Delete, Copy, Rename or Move a File
  • Filesystem Corruption
  • IP Address Assigned but not Reachable
  • System is Running Slow
  • Running Linux on Web Browser
  • Improve Typing Speed
  • What is Virtualization
  • Introduction to VMWare

Taught by

Imran Afzal

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