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Linux: Introduction to Linux

Video Description

Linux is a free Unix-type operating system originally created by Linus Torvalds with the assistance of developers around the world. Developed under the GNU General Public License, the source code for Linux is freely available to everyone. In this tutorial, Arthur Griffith explains and demonstrates everything you need to know to begin understanding and using Linux. From history to philosophy, installation to networking (even Cygwin X Server and RedHat); whether you have a passing interest in a new OS, or would like to become a Linux engineer, the VTC 'Linux: Introduction to Linux' tutorial is the best place to start. To get started, click on one of the links below

Table of Contents

  1. Course Introduction 00:06:18
  2. What is Linux? pt.1 00:04:16
  3. What is Linux? pt.2 00:03:17
  4. Course Overview 00:02:29
  5. Structure of the File System 00:03:43
  6. The Contents of the File System 00:06:59
  7. A Few Commands and the Passwd File 00:06:16
  8. The Group and the Shadow 00:05:49
  9. File Permissions 00:05:47
  10. Change Ownerships and Permissions 00:05:15
  11. Linux File System Layout 00:04:58
  12. The Device Nodes in /dev 00:06:29
  13. Partitioning With fdisk 00:07:00
  14. Extended and Swap Partitions 00:06:53
  15. Making File Systems With mkfs 00:05:42
  16. Mounting File Systems 00:05:07
  17. Mounting With /etc/fstab pt.1 00:03:15
  18. Mounting With /etc/fstab pt.2 00:04:25
  19. Man part pt.1 00:04:40
  20. Man part pt.2 00:02:55
  21. Directories and Links 00:05:52
  22. Some Handy File Utilities 00:05:01
  23. Using find To Locate Files 00:04:25
  24. Using grep To Search Through Files 00:05:47
  25. The vi Editor 00:06:33
  26. The emacs Editor 00:04:40
  27. The Bourne Again Shell 00:06:39
  28. The Environment Variables 00:05:29
  29. Defining and Exporting Variables 00:03:59
  30. Bash Startup Shell Scripts 00:06:57
  31. Some Standard Variables 00:04:03
  32. Fundamental Shell Scripts 00:03:45
  33. Standard Input and Output 00:04:58
  34. A Shell Script with Arguments 00:04:56
  35. Using All Command Line Arguments 00:04:56
  36. Testing Files in Scripts 00:06:16
  37. Case, Esac, and Exit 00:05:05
  38. Aliases and Functions 00:05:17
  39. The File /etc/inittab 00:06:07
  40. The Scripts In /etc/rc.d 00:05:24
  41. The Run Level Scripts In /etc/rc.d 00:04:07
  42. Running the Run Level Scripts 00:05:13
  43. Examining the Running Processes pt.1 00:04:00
  44. Examining the Running Processes pt.2 00:03:41
  45. Fork and Exec 00:05:24
  46. Orphans and Zombies 00:05:02
  47. Crontab 00:05:30
  48. TCP/IP Concepts 00:06:37
  49. TCP/IP Services 00:06:19
  50. TCP/IP Hosts 00:04:25
  51. TCP/IP Routing 00:06:24
  52. DNS 00:03:46
  53. The xinetd Super Server 00:05:52
  54. NFS 00:05:56
  55. Modem pt.1 00:07:04
  56. Modem pt.2 00:04:59
  57. Modem pt.3 00:03:07
  58. The X Server 00:06:55
  59. Cygwin X Server 00:05:03
  60. Cygwin Remote Login 00:06:15
  61. RedHat GNOME 00:06:41
  62. General Archiving and Compressing 00:04:46
  63. Compressing and Uncompressing 00:03:25
  64. Zipping and Unzipping 00:05:15
  65. Gzipping and Gunzipping 00:04:37
  66. Uuencode and Uudecode 00:03:45
  67. Sharing and Unsharing 00:03:52
  68. Tarring and Untarring pt.1 00:03:38
  69. Tarring and Untarring pt.2 00:04:36
  70. Screen Grabber xwd 00:05:23
  71. Display and Convert 00:06:05
  72. The mtools 00:05:49
  73. Dumping Files With od 00:04:36
  74. A Few Simple Programs 00:05:53
  75. Shutdown 00:04:18