Linux By Example For Novices To Pros

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Terrence Cox
A veteran of twenty years in Information Technology in a variety of roles. He has worked in development, security and infrastructure well before they merged into what we now call DevOps. He provides training in Linux, VMWare, DevOps (Ansible, Jenkins, etc) as well as containers and AWS topics.

Configuring BIND9 DNS



Server Install and Setup: Part One


Server Install and Setup: Part Two


Client Configuration and Testing


Configuring Ubuntu NFS Version 4

Client and Server Setup and Testing


Remote GUI VNC Setup

Secure VNC Remote Access


Samba4 Windows and Linux Client and Server

Samba File Sharing: Windows Server/Linux Client


Samba File Sharing: Linux Server/Windows Client


Apache and SSL Self Signed Certificates

Apache Install and SSL Certificate Creation


The LAMP Stack

The LAMP Stack with PHPMyAdmin


HeartBleed Bug

HeartBleed Bug Scenario: Assessment and Mitigation


Nagios Enterprise Monitoring - Start to Finish

Nagios: Introduction


Download and Setup


Core Compilation


Plugin Compilation


Service Management


Nagios Remote Plugin Executor: Installation


Nagios Server: Adding a Remote Host


Browsing the Nagios Server


Java - Install or Add Oracle JDK

Oracle JDK - Install Alone or Alongside Another Java Version


Enterprise Backup with RSync

Enterprise Backup with RSync


Rsync: Advanced Examples


Nginx and Self Signed Certificates

Nginx and SSL Certificates



Understanding Linux is sometimes difficult to get your hands around. There are a large number of resources you can use: online courses, books, tutorials and classroom learning. You can get the basics of Linux down using any combination of those along with a little practice, but what you end up with is not really what you need to know to become a professional. Linux by Example Let Linux by Example help you connect all the dots. Take the commands and concepts that you have been introduced to during your Linux adventure and learn how to apply them in real world scenarios. This course will give you concrete examples to walk through, step by step, showing exactly how to set up key services that we all rely on every day. This course is taught by a seasoned Information Technology professional with more than 20 years of industry experience in Linux, Microsoft Windows and has completed all of these configurations in Enterprise Class environments. After viewing this course, you will truly grasp the power and flexibility of Linux. These videos will give you all the tools you need to set up and configure complex services on Linux. The documentation includes detailed step by step instructions with copies of all the configuration files so you can create your own professional reference library. What Is Covered? The real world concepts that are covered during this course include detailed walk throughs of the Linux Academy Live Labs scenarios like:

Configuring BIND 9 DNS
Configuring Ubuntu NFS Version 4
Remote GUI and Secure VNC Setup
Samba Version 4: Windows and Linux Client/Server
Apache and Self Signed Certificates
LAMP Stack

Each concept is comprehensively explained from start to finish. We don't assume that you are familiar with the concepts involved, so if you are not experienced, you will get everything you need to gain that experience. Even if you are a seasoned professional, you will get a concise configuration for all these scenarios that you can easily apply to your situation. Keep your eye on this course for ongoing future updates!

Study Guides

Study Guide with Concepts from Linux Desktop and By Example Course

Both courses have content covered by this study guide.

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