Learn Linux Quickly

Learn Linux Quickly

A beginner-friendly guide to getting up and running with the world's most powerful operating system

person icon Ahmed AlKabary

ebook icon Packt Publishing

language icon Language - English

updated on icon Updated on Oct, 2020

architecture icon IT & Software,Operating Systems,Linux


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Formats : PDF, EPUB, MOBI (Downlodable)

Pages : 338

ISBN : 9781800561205

Language : English

About the Book

Book description

Learn over 116 Linux commands to develop the skills you need to become a professional Linux system administrator

Key Features

  • Explore essential Linux commands and understand how to use Linux help tools
  • Discover the power of task automation with bash scripting and Cron jobs
  • Get to grips with various network configuration tools and disk management techniques

Book Description

Linux is one of the most sought-after skills in the IT industry, with jobs involving Linux being increasingly in demand. Linux is by far the most popular operating system deployed in both public and private clouds; it is the processing power behind the majority of IoT and embedded devices. Do you use a mobile device that runs on Android? Even Android is a Linux distribution.

This Linux book is a practical guide that lets you explore the power of the Linux command-line interface. Starting with the history of Linux, you'll quickly progress to the Linux filesystem hierarchy and learn a variety of basic Linux commands. You'll then understand how to make use of the extensive Linux documentation and help tools. The book shows you how to manage users and groups and takes you through the process of installing and managing software on Linux systems. As you advance, you'll discover how you can interact with Linux processes and troubleshoot network problems before learning the art of writing bash scripts and automating administrative tasks with Cron jobs. In addition to this, you'll get to create your own Linux commands and analyze various disk management techniques.

By the end of this book, you'll have gained the Linux skills required to become an efficient Linux system administrator and be able to manage and work productively on Linux systems.

What you will learn

  • Master essential Linux commands and analyze the Linux filesystem hierarchy
  • Find out how to manage users and groups in Linux
  • Analyze Linux file ownership and permissions
  • Automate monotonous administrative tasks with Cron jobs and bash scripts
  • Use aliases to create your own Linux commands
  • Understand how to interact with and manage Linux processes
  • Become well-versed with using a variety of Linux networking commands
  • Perform disk partitioning, mount filesystems, and create logical volumes

Who this book is for

This book doesn't assume any prior Linux knowledge, which makes it perfect for beginners. Intermediate and advanced Linux users will also find this book very useful as it covers a wide range of topics necessary for Linux administration.

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Packt Publishing

Packt Publishing

Founded in 2004 in Birmingham, UK, Packt's mission is to help the world put software to work in new ways, through the delivery of effective learning and information services to IT professionals.

Working towards that vision, we have published over 6,500 books and videos so far, providing IT professionals with the actionable knowledge they need to get the job done - whether that's specific learning on an emerging technology or optimizing key skills in more established tools.

As part of our mission, we have also awarded over $1,000,000 through our Open Source Project Royalty scheme, helping numerous projects become household names along the way.

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