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Linux Resources: Free Online Courses

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Here is a list of helpful free courses available on the subject of Linux and its components. If you do not see what you like remember to ask your teacher or the librarian (Yuli) about access to LinkedIn Learning for more videos and training.

Introduction to Windows Server 2012 & Linux for Beginners

In this course I am going to give you a foundation of Windows Server 2012 and Ubuntu Server 14.  The goal of this course is to get your feet wet with both of these operating systems and help you understand the contrasts between them.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Technical Overview

After attending this course, students will have a basic understanding of the Linux operating system. Short lectures and demonstrations will cover distribution, shell, kernel, userspace, file hierarchy, permissions, and more. This course will prepare students for further study of the core system administration tasks required to test for the Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) exam.

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Install an SSL Certificate on CentOS Linux and Apache
  • Load Balance HTTP and Web Traffic Using Nginx
  • Configure MySQL Master-Slave Replication on Ubuntu Linux

Linux Alternatives to Windows Applications

In this course you will be introduced to some of the most popular applications available for Linux. These applications allow you to browse the web, watch movies, listen to music, create presentations, and more. If you are curious about what Linux has to offer, enroll in this course today.

Linux Fundamentals for IT Professionals

It might not make much of difference to your career immediately, but the course will make you

  • comfortable while working on day to day tasks

  • automate the daily mundane tasks

  • hack to get the information from files for debugging the issues

Introduction to Linux

Never learned Linux? Want a refresh? Develop a good working knowledge of Linux using both the graphical interface and command line across the major Linux distribution families.

Fundamentals of Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Learn practical techniques for using Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® and how to perform basic system administration tasks.

Introduction to DevOps: Transforming and Improving Operations

Learn how to transform your organization using the principles and practices of DevOps.

Introduction to Cloud Infrastructure Technologies

Learn the fundamentals of building and managing cloud technologies directly from The Linux Foundation, the leader in open source.

Introduction to OpenStack

Get an in-depth primer on OpenStack, the leading cloud computing platform, directly from The Linux Foundation, the leader in professional open source management and the platform provider for the Certified OpenStack Administrator exam.

Introduction to Kubernetes

Want to learn Kubernetes? Get an in-depth primer on this powerful system for managing containerized applications.

Cisco Networking Academy

Linux Essentials

Learn the fundamentals of the Linux operating system, command-line and basic open source concepts.

Introduction to Linux 1

Gain the skills needed to perform maintenance tasks on the command line, install and configure a computer running Linux and configure basic networking.

Introduction to Linux 2

Gain the skills needed to perform maintenance tasks on the command line, install and configure a computer running Linux and configure basic networking.

Linux Unhatched

Learn the basics for free! Ease into Linux knowledge, learning basic installation and configuration.