Intro to Linux
A desire to learn Linux.
Looking to learn Linux?
This course is aimed for beginners looking to dive into the Linux command line
We will be starting from the initial install and setup of VirtualBox and Vagrant, and you will leave having the fundamentals to continue on your learning journey.
This course is divided into the following sections
The initial install and setup of VirtualBox and Vagrant
This tool uses a base image to quickly clone a virtual machine, and saves time and resources in the process. It allows for a repeatable process, should you want to get more virtual machine environments after the course.
In the course, I am using MacOS, if you’re using Windows please use Git.
This will align things as closely as possible to using Unix/Linux and will ensure you have an SSH Client.
Basic Essential Commands
- Where am I?
- pwd, ls, ls -lah
- Where to?
- cd, cd ..
- The concept of ~ vs /
- How to learn how to use a command
- man ls
Getting the most bang for your buck at the command line
- Tab completion
Important Security Concepts to Know
- Permissions and access
- sudo vs su
- How to get help on a command
- How to look for examples
Are there any prerequisites for this course?
- Just a desire to learn Linux 🙂
For beginners looking to dive into the Linux command line
Who this course is for:
- For beginners looking to dive into the Linux command line