Hi, I'm Mustafa Mahmoud. A Senior Linux Administrator and Online Instructor. I have been working as Linux System Administrator for more than ten years, currently devoted to teaching. I like to share my knowledge with others and help them advance in their careers.
I prepared this course for newbie Ubuntu Linux users. By the end of the course, you should have obtained enough information to easily install, run, and manage the Ubuntu Linux operating system.
Ajish: The explanations were clear and to the point, will enroll in more of his courses. Thank you!
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What you should know before starting
Basic knowledge of using a PC.
Requirements - A PC with the minimum requirement of installing Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
2 GHz dual-core processor
4 GiB RAM (system memory)
25 GB of hard-drive space
VGA capable of 1024x768 screen resolution Either a DVD drive or a USB port for the installer media
Either a CD/DVD drive or a USB port for the installer media
Internet access is helpful
In this course you’ll learn:
Ubuntu Linux history
Trying Ubuntu without installing
Creating a new Virtual Machine
Installing Ubuntu Linux
Installing the VirtualBox Guest Additions
Methods of installing and uninstalling apps on Ubuntu
The Linux system's basic modes
The Ubuntu Linux basic commands
The Shell special key
Getting help in Linux
The Ubuntu Linux file system
Managing Linux process
Input and output redirection
Text editors general overview
Ubuntu Linux Virtual terminals
Ubuntu Linux Administration basics
Background & Introduction.
Beginning with the introduction of the Ubuntu Operating System and mentioning its history.
What is an operating system?
The pieces that make up the operating system.
Ubuntu Pros & Cons.
Ubuntu live distribution.
Creating a bootable Ubuntu USB stick from Microsoft Windows.
Introducing the VirtualBox program and showing the step by step procedure of downloading and installing it.
Creating a new Virtual machine for the Ubuntu OS.
Steps for downloading and installing the Ubuntu 18.04 OS.
Installing the VirtualBox Guest Additions.
Having a full-resolution Ubuntu VM on your computer.
Starting the Ubuntu OS.
Logging in and Logging out.
Introducing the Ubuntu OS.
Introducing the Shell or Terminal "the command-line interface".
Installing software on Ubuntu intro.
Steps for adding and removing applications from the Ubuntu OS Graphically and using the Command line.
Opening a list of your currently installed programs in terminal using dpkg command.
The Ubuntu Software Center.
Installing and uninstalling software in Ubuntu using the Debian package 'dpkg'.
Manual download of a .deb (Debian package) method.
The Linux system's basic modes.
Ways of launching a terminal on Ubuntu.
Describing the command prompt in the terminal.
How to get into the text mode 'virtual consoles' and how to switch back to the graphical mode.
The Important Basic Commands of the Linux OS.
The absolute path.
The relative path.
The Linux shell special keys.
Getting help in Linux.
The graphical help.
About Files and the File System.
The shell built-in commands.
Overview of the Linux File System.
The file types.
The file type signs.
What is a partition?
The kinds of major partitions on a Linux system.
The data partition.
The swap partition.
The important files and directories on the Linux operating system.
The standard root partition.
The swap space.
The /boot partition.
The /usr partition.
The /home partition.
The /var partition.
The /opt partition.
The mount points.
Orientation in the file system.
The PATH environment variable.
Displaying and setting paths.
Adding a new directory to the PATH variable.
The ( ~/.profile & ~/.bashrc ) files.
The shell types.
The sh or Bourne Shell.
The Bash or Bourne Again Shell.
The csh or C Shell.
The tcsh or Turbo C Shell.
The ksh or the Korn shell.
The file /etc/shells.
The SHELL variable.
The HOME variable.
Navigating through the Linux File System.
The /etc directory.
The /dev directory.
The /var directory.
ls command popular options.
Creating, copying, moving, and removing files and directories.
Finding files and paths.
The hard link.
The soft link or symbolic link.
Creating a symbolic link.
What is a process?
Multi-user and Multi-tasking Process Types.
Interactive and Automatic Processes.
The real group owner of a process (RGID).
The effective group owner of a process (EGID).
The SGID (Set Group ID upon execution).
How to Create a Process.
How to End a Process.
Showing signals list.
The common signals in Linux.
Reboot, halt, and shutdown commands.
About system performance.
About system Load.
Managing process priority and niceness.
Managing Process CPU and Memory Resources.
Tuning System Performance.
Network I/O problems.
Network integrity problems.
Disk I/O problems.
The graphical tools.
The Gnome System Monitor.
The xload application.
The xkill program.
The Input and Output Redirection.
Linux Regular Expressions.
Basic regular expressions.
Interval Regular expressions.
Extended regular expressions.
The redirection operators.
The append operator.
Use of file descriptors.
Separating standard output from standard error.
Importance of Text Editors.
The Easy Way to Learn the Vim Editor.
Ubuntu Virtual Terminals.
What are virtual terminals?
Starting virtual terminals and navigating through them.
Virtual terminal shortcuts.
The Ubuntu System Administration Basics.
Creating a user using the terminal.
Creating a user using the GUI.
Deleting and disabling an account using the terminal.
Deleting and disabling an account using the GUI.
Adding a user to a usergroup.
Removing a user from a usergroup.
The users-admin command.
The File Security in Terms of Ownership and Permissions.
Levels of authorization in Linux.
Ownership in Linux files.
chmod command absolute and symbolic modes.
Changing Ownership and Group.
The Bonus of the Course, Steps of installing 'Qt Creator' on Ubuntu OS.
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