Are you even aware of the fact that you are using Linux almost every day?
Are you thinking that you have no inkling of the Linux Operating System? Well... this is not the fact.
You use it every day without even realizing it. The Linux servers are responsible for running Facebook, Twitter and even Google. It is also the operating system on which various other major internet sites run.
Linux is quite synonymous with the cloud. If you intend to work on cloud-based projects, it is always good to learn Linux, especially the essentials.
Following are some of the things that run on Linux:
- Android tablets and phones.
- CERN, which is the largest Physics laboratory of the world.
- The Japanese high-speed rail.
- The New York Stock Exchange.
- 94% of the supercomputers in the world.
- Air traffic control systems.
- Nuclear submarines.
The basic system or kernel of all the Linux distributions is the same but the look and feel, besides the software ecosystem are quite different from one another.
The best way one can learn Linux is by using it. Also, with the help of a good eBook, one can understand the basics very well.
A complete guide to start is:
"Linux for beginners: The easy beginner's guide to introduce and use Linux operating system. How to make an easy installation, configuration, learn basics commands, fundamentals and technical overview" by Matthew Python.
Linux for Beginners is specially compiled and designed for beginners who want to start learning Linux and perform better in their jobs and organizations. There is a special emphasis on the Linux switches and commands, services and applications, scripting, access control, process control and much more.
Here's what you'll learn:
- What is Linux?
- History; differences with other operating systems; from Unix to Linux; Linux Distros; etc.
- Getting started with Linux
- Download; install; configure; how to add Graphical user interface; how to add additional software; Troubleshooting; etc.
- Internet with Linux
- Choosing an SSH Client; Connecting via SSH with a password from various OS; Importing and generating SSH Keys on various OS; Connecting via Telnet; Connecting Directly.
Welcome to Shell
- Shell history; The bash shell; The Shell commands; assemble shell commands.
- Essential Commands used in Linux
- Available features of Linux's
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