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Linux Command Line Basics

via Udacity


We have built this course for beginners who have no experience with the Linux system and the command-line interface.

In this course, you'll learn the basics of the command line interface of a Linux server: the terminal and shell (GNU Bash). This course includes an introduction to files and directories in the Linux filesystem.


  • Get Into the Shell
    • Learn about the terminal user interface.,See how you can interact with a Linux server using shell commands.
  • Shell Commands
    • Different kinds of shell commands that work with the terminal in different ways,Use the Linux manual (manpages) to expand your knowledge of shell commands.
  • The Linux Filesystem
    • Working with files and directories is a big part of using the shell.,Learn basic commands for interacting with the filesystem.

Taught by

Karl Krueger


3.8 rating, based on 10 Class Central reviews

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  • The course content is well-structured, providing a step-by-step guide to learn basics about command line. The course is designed for beginners who are looking to build a solid foundation what is command line.
  • Anonymous
    hi everyone who is part of this linux course. i appreciate the this programm so far and think that it will open the door for my new carreer. the course is well explain with the practical series so you can pause the video ad take you note at any poin…
  • Andrea Migotto
    way too easy, it only teaches you the very basics, it's said to be 4.5 hours long but really in one hour you will finish it with no rush
  • Osvaldo Agustin
    to learn over commands on linux. commands on linux are an important for efficient work and of quality on overall project environments of development.
  • Anonymous
    it was ok. i was able to understand the basics of linux. specially filesystem was good. I am looking to take more courses on exd
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