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Learning Linux Mint

Video Description

In this Learning Linux Mint training course, expert author Daryl Wood will teach you everything you need to know to get up and running with this open-source operating system. This course is designed for the absolute beginner, meaning no experience with Linux Mint is required.

You will start with an overview of Linux Mint, looking at the Mint menu and panel, then jump into learning about file management. From there, Daryl will teach you about navigating and permissions, as well as text editing and appearance and system settings, such as themes, backgrounds, preferences, and hardware. Finally, this video tutorial will cover advanced topics, including the disks application, disk management, networking, and system logs, monitoring, and backup.

Once you have completed this computer based training course, you will be fully capable of installing and running Linux Mint as your primary operating system.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Introduction And Course Overview 00:02:15
    2. About The Author 00:00:22
  2. Getting Started
    1. Installation And System Requirements 00:02:19
    2. Creating Bootable Media - Windows 00:03:40
    3. Creating Bootable Media - Mac 00:02:52
    4. Installing And Booting Linux Mint 00:06:48
  3. Overview Of Linux Mint
    1. The Mint Menu 00:07:47
    2. The Mint Panel - Part 1 00:06:29
    3. The Mint Panel - Part 2 00:06:21
    4. The Desktop Context Menu 00:08:41
    5. Installing New Software 00:03:25
    6. Multiple Workspaces 00:04:10
  4. File Management
    1. Working With The Nemo File Management Utility 00:10:22
    2. The Mint File System And Directory Tree 00:05:25
    3. The Root User 00:04:13
  5. Navigating And Permissions
    1. Command Shell Primer And Navigating The File System 00:08:22
    2. Directory And File Operations 00:08:35
    3. Search Operations 00:06:20
    4. Permissions - Part 1 00:07:04
    5. Permissions - Part 2 00:04:06
  6. Text Editing
    1. Text Editing - Part 1 00:06:51
    2. Text Editing - Part 2 00:04:53
  7. Appearance And System Settings
    1. Appearance - Themes 00:05:07
    2. Appearance - Backgrounds 00:01:51
    3. Appearance - Effects And Fonts 00:06:13
    4. System Preferences - Part 1 00:08:57
    5. System Preferences - Part 2 00:09:06
    6. System Hardware - Part 1 00:08:34
    7. System Hardware - Part 2 00:05:36
  8. Advanced Topics
    1. Logins, Device Drivers, Software Sources, Users And Groups 00:09:26
    2. Disks And Usage - The Disks Application 00:03:33
    3. Disk Management - Disk Usage Analyzer 00:03:58
    4. Disk Management - GParted Partition Editor 00:06:20
    5. Network Adapters And Configuration 00:04:57
    6. Networking - Samba Networking Server 00:05:29
    7. Software Package Updates 00:02:57
    8. Operating System Upgrade 00:06:52
    9. System Logs, Monitoring And Backup 00:07:06
  9. Conclusion
    1. Wrap-Up And Further Resources 00:01:17